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Golden Nuggets: I want to see Mullens and Barkley

San Francisco 49ers links for Friday November 9, 2018

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I am not only very interested in what Nick Mullens can do with his second start but I am also excited to watch rookie draft sensation Saquon Barkley play too. On the other hand, hopefully we can stop him.

Saquon Barkley has been fairly inconsistent as a rusher but still has managed to run for 519 yards over eight games for a 4.7 yards average per attempt. He has also caught 58 passes for 497 yards giving him 1016 total yards from the line of scrimmage. Not too shabby for his first eight games in the NFL. He should be fun to watch.

Getting back to Nick Mullens with an “e”. I don’t expect him to put on a performance like he did against Oakland but I liked what I saw from him in the preseason and I think he may just hold his own. He seems to find his receivers a lot quicker than CJ Beathard but then,, who doesn’t? A lot of things can happen but I have a very good feeling about Monday night. Let’s hope Dakota Watson can also have another good performance.

Don’t miss the link to the article by Dan Brown (did I read his books :-)) I was a big fan of Ken Willard and the other guy is one of my all time favorites too. Anyway, enjoy the hot links:

Mike Person has morphed from roster bubble to standout Brad Almquist

49ers promote Greg Mabin; sign Tarvarus McFadden to practice squad Matt Maiocco

49ers buzz: Thursday’s top 5 insights at HQ Cam Inman

49ers Aim for Repeat Primetime Performance, Host Giants in Week 10 Kelana Martin

49ers lead the league in average yards after the catch, per NFL Matchup David Bonilla

Eli Manning: I’m only worrying about Monday night Josh Alper

Matt Breida should be his healthiest in weeks for 49ers-Giants game Matt Maiocco

49ers hold tryouts for 14 players; team has one open roster spot Matt Maiocco

How one ex-49ers star helped another Daniel Brown

How can 49ers’ rushing attack help Mullens encore? Cam Inman

NFL special teams rankings through Week 9 Eric Eager