Smith passes the concussion tests, but expected to be 49ers backup QB this weekend
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith has been medically cleared.
Smith has passed the concussion tests, but the team is still expected to start Colin Kaepernick this week. Kaepernick also started on Monday Night Football against the Chicago Bears.
He will be given first-team reps against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Smith is expected to be the No. 2 quarterback on Sunday.
Head coach Jim Harbaugh was enamored with Kaepernick’s skill set on Monday night. He went as far to say that Kaepernick’s performance was an “A-plus-plus.”
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