SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Jim Harbaugh expects Alex Smith to be medically cleared to play by Saturday.
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith practiced again on Saturday, however his availability is still uncertain for the game against the Chicago Bears.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh was sent to the hospital Thursday for a ``minor procedure'' after doctors discovered he had an irregular heartbeat.