Found January 12, 2013 on
NFL Injury Report:
The San Francisco 49ers expect all players on their active
roster, including defensive lineman Justin Smith and linebackers Aldon Smith
and Patrick Willis, to play during tonight’s NFC Divisional round matchup
against the Green Bay Packers.
Smith has garnered the most attention of all the players
listed on the 49ers injury report. The defensive tackle had been out since he
sustained a partial triceps tear during a Dec. 16 contest against the New
England Patriots. While he wasn’t able to return for the regular season, he
vowed to make it back for the playoffs.
Smith was limited at practice all week and will play with a
brace to protect his injury, but coach Jim Harbaugh said earlier this week that
he expects the defensive tackle to suit up.
Several players, including linebacker Aldon Smith (shoulder),
were limited at practice throughout the week but are expected to play. Fellow
linebackers Patrick Willis (shoulder) and NaVorro Bowman (shoulder) and
cornerback Carlos Rogers (knee) are listed on the report but also expected to
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