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Pro Football Zone:
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree has been sidelined for the past week due to an ankle injury.
On Wednesday, Crabtree was spotted on the sideline participating in individual conditioning drills.
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh expects Crabtree to be back on the practice field soon.
“We feel like we’ll get him back soon, and we can pick right back up,” Harbaugh said Friday. “I don’t think this is going to be a major bump in the road. It’s going to be a minor one.
“He’s chomping at the bit to get back out there. I anticipate that happening soon.”
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