SAN JOSE – Injured Sharks forward Melker Karlsson practiced with his teammates on Friday at Sharks Ice, but won’t be available for the final two preseason games this weekend.
CHICAGO – Aldon Smith hasn’t been a Raider long. The former 49ers edge rusher signed with the Silver and Black on Sept. 11, just two days before opening the season against Cincinnati.
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OAKLAND – Steve Kerr tried and failed to completely suppress the agony he was feeling. The man was in pain. He was talking the good fight, and he probably believed in what he was saying.
SANTA CLARA – Tight end Vernon Davis is scheduled to return to practice on Friday after missing two days of on-field work due to a knee injury.