Alex Smith still not cleared for game action
49ers coach Jim Harbaughs comments about going with the hot hand at quarterback raised speculation about a quarterback controversy in San Francisco, but theres no reason to make a choice between Alex Smith and Colin Kaepernick just yet.
Harbaugh said Wednesday that Smith still hasnt been cleared for contact following the concussion he suffered against the Rams in Week 10. Smith never took the teams contact test late last week after suffering symptoms of the concussion and needs to do that before he can make a full return.
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