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San Francisco 49ers links for Friday July 19, 2019

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I had some medical problems that have me more than a little spaced out tonight so I am going to make this short. One of the things I miss on Niners Nation is Mr James Brady’s Doom Index. I asked him if he was going to continue with them a while back and he said he wished he could but sadly he can’t. Perhaps that is a sign of good things to come. Perhaps the 49ers are going to be so unbelievably good that we don’t need any stinking Doom Index?

What should we call the Doom Reports antithesis?

  • The Rainbow Report?
  • Unicorn Weekly?
  • The Homer Times?
  • 49er Gold Standard?
  • Free Kool-aid Digest?

Any Ideas out there? Anyway, how good are we?

  • 23-0 good?
  • 5000 yards passing good?
  • Verrett is defensive player of the year good?
  • Hurd leads the league in receiving and rushing good?
  • Jimmy G is Super Bowl MVP good?

Let me know what you think. Now onto those sizzling hot links:

PFF ranks 49ers run defense as the worst in the NFL David Bonilla

9 Days till Camp: Was it worth it to draft a punter in the fourth round? Jacob Hutchinson

49ers are the most-improved NFL team, says Daniel Jeremiah David Bonilla

49ers could be among the most-improved teams in 2019, says John Clayton David Bonilla

Which 49ers are locks to make 53-man roster? Kyle Madson

NFL’s new approaches to mental health wellness Jenny Vrentas

49ers’ Solomon Thomas worked out with Aaron Donald David Bonilla

DeForest Buckner has big expectations for himself, 49ers in 2019 Jennifer Lee Chan

How much will 49ers’ top draft pick contribute this season? Grant Cohn

Baldy on 49ers: “I don’t see any glaring weaknesses on this team” David Bonilla

In other news

How it started: First jobs in football for all 32 NFL head coaches ESPN Staff

Broncos sign WR Steven Dunbar Jr. Josh Alper

Rams land two WR-QB tandems in PFF’s top ten Brandon Bate

Jim Harbaugh does homework on Kyle Shanahan’s offense Kyle Madson

Jim Harbaugh takes a swipe at Urban Mayer Nick Baumgardner