Smith has not played since he was injured in the 49ers' Sunday night win over the New England Patriots on Dec. 16.
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According to the report, the injury will likely require offseason surgery, but the team is hoping Smith can "can tolerate the pain enough to be effective during the playoffs."
“No, seems to be two different things,” Harbaugh responded.
Haralson's injury was a torn triceps.