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Wide receiver Braylon Edwards, who hasn't played during the 49ers' four-game win streak, is expected to practice today for the first time since Sept. 19 knee surgery. "I had a chance to watch him work out last week," coach Jim Harbaugh said on a Monday conference call. "I anticipate seeing him out there (Tuesday) in practice, and (we're) hoping for good things." If all goes well, the 49ers (5-1) could use Edwards on Sunday when they host his original team, the Cleveland Browns, who drafted Edwards third overall in 2005. Edwards tore the meniscus in his right knee while making a third-down conversion Sept. 18. It happened on the 49ers' first series in an eventual 27-24 overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Even though Edwards started the 49ers' first two games, that role is not reserved for him. Harbaugh said he does not subscribe to the policy that a starter cannot lose his job to injury. Then again, Edwards is returning to a receiving corps that lost starter Johsua Morgan to a ...
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