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August 20, 2012
Brooks, Aldon Smith dress for practice

The 49ers defense seems to be getting healthy just in time for Sunday's showdown in Denver with Peyton Manning.

Starters Ahmad Brooks and Aldon Smith, who did not play Saturday in Houston, were in uniform for the start of today's practice. Smith, who suffered a hip pointer Aug. 10, appeared to be moving a bit more slowly than his teammates and he may not go through a full practice.

Also in uniform were cornerback Perrish Cox (hamstring) and tight end Delanie Walker, who suffered a knee injury on Aug. 12. Running back LaMichael James (ankle), outside linebacker Kourtnei Brown (hamstring) and outside linebacker Cam Johnson (knee) were not practicing today.

Cornerback Chris Culliver was not on the field for the portion of practice that is open to reporters.

-- Matt Barrows



MATTHEW BARROWS

Matt was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green.

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