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Smith seeks second opinion from Dr. Andrews

Updated: October 3, 2007, 9:52 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Alex Smith is seeking a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews after preliminary MRI results indicated he appears to have suffered a serious injury to his right shoulder in Sunday's game.

The 49ers have reported Smith's injury as a grade three shoulder separation that would not require surgery but would sideline him indefinitely.

A source close to Smith told ESPN's Ed Werder that the quarterback intends to follow whatever recommendation ...

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