Team upset with Dockett’s hit on Smith

Sep 12, 2006 at 7:29 AM--

Greg Beacham, of the Associated Press, reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Nolan was upset with a hit Arizona Cardinals DL Darnell Dockett put on 49ers QB Alex D. Smith during the Week 1 game. Dockett hit Smith well out of bounds during the game. Nolan has sent a tape of the hit to the NFL to be reviewed. Smith said, "Hits are an interesting thing: Sometimes it's the ones that don't look like anything that are the worst. That one probably looked a little worse than it actually was. I don't think he intended for it."

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Matt Maiocco, of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, reports San Francisco 49ers TE Delanie Walker (shoulder) is expected to miss a few more weeks.

TE Vernon Davis (hip) missed five plays Week 1 while he received treatment in the locker room for a hip injury. He is listed as probable for the team's Week 2 game.

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