Aldon Smith returns to 49ers

Updated: November 6, 2013, 9:11 AM ET
By Bill Williamson | ESPN.com

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith spoke publicly Tuesday afternoon for the first time since he entered an alcohol treatment center Sept. 23.

Smith said he completed the program Oct. 28 at an undisclosed treatment center outside of California. The team activated him to the 53-man roster last Thursday. He has begun to practice with the team this week.

Smith said he is taking everything one day at a time, but the idea of playing Sunday at home ...

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