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Your San Francisco 49ers links for Tuesday September, 4th, 2018

In less than a week, the San Francisco 49ers will be taking on the Minnesota Vikings in NFL regular season action. That’s right, we get a regular season game. FOOTBALL IS HERE.

Thank God.

I’ve had my fantasy draft and I got Jimmy Garoppolo. If he lights up Minnesota’s defense (which I also have) I’ll have some decisions to make in the coming weeks.

But this week is also the worst. Waiting for the first game is the most agonizing. It doesn’t help matters that the 49ers are an afternoon game (well it’s good for the team, but not for my anxiety). Just start counting down the days. Jimmy G is here to save the day.

Here’s some links:

Jerick McKinnon on ACL: ‘I don’t feel like I rushed back’ (NFL.com)

Patrick Willis says Reuben Foster needs to pick his spots for big hits (Maiocco)

49ers Predictions: Record, awards and breakouts in 2018 (DeSimone/Fourth and Nine)

Injury elevates Matt Brieda, Alfred Morris into 49ers’ backfield spotlight (Cohn)

Can 49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo become face of the NFL? (Mercury News)

Does Morris trump Breida as 49ers top back after McKinnon injury? (Inman)

49ers sign new offensive lineman, place McKinnon on injured reserve (Biderman)

49ers 2018 regular-season roster analysis (Maiocco)

Big deal: 49ers’ DeForest Buckner may follow Khalil Mack, Aaron Donald leads (Inman)

Braylon Edwards suspended from TV gig as feud with Jim Harbaugh intensifies (Pro Football Talk)

A guided tour of Richard Sherman’s best beefs (ESPN)

What a horrible night to have a curse...