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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Awaiting tests for 49ers QB Alex Smith

By Mike Sando


The San Francisco 49ers won't know their quarterback situation until later in the week.

Coach Jim Harbaugh, speaking Monday in the video above, was vague regarding Alex Smith's prospects for playing against Chicago in Week 11. Initial indications suggest Smith is progressing well in his recovery from a concussion, but Smith will have to pass tests before getting clearance.

Smith has not missed a game to injury since the 2010 season.