With Shaun Hill dealing with a broken finger and Alex Smith's season in limbo, the 49ers signed former UCLA quarterback Drew Olson to the practice squad today. Olson spent time on the Carolina Panthers' active roster this season and was on the Ravens' practice squad last year.
The team waived OL Sean Estrada to make room for Olson, who was born in San Francisco.
There is no word yet on how Smith's doctor's appointment in Alabama went. If I find out, you'll be the first to know ...
-- Matt Barrows