Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/12
San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh was supposed to be absent from the team Thursday while he underwent a procedure on his heart, but he apparently couldn't stay away. Harbaugh returned to the 49ers' Santa Clara headquarters from the hospital in time for the second half of Thursday's practice, ESPN reported Friday. The team had said Harbaugh wouldn't return until Friday. Assistant head coach Brad Seeley was in charge of the team in Harbaugh's absence. Harbaugh went to Stanford medical center Wednesday night because he wasn't feeling well. That's when the corrective procedure for an irregular heartbeat was suggested. An irregular heartbeat can lead to fatigue, which none of the 49ers noticed with Harbaugh. Linebacker Patrick Willis said that Harbaugh wasn't showing any symptoms of illness. "Coach Harbaugh, like he always tells us, he's tougher than a two-dollar steak," Willis said. "We know he's going to be all right." On Thursday, special teams coach and assistant head coac...
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