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Alex Smith injury: 49ers QB should be good to go

The 49ers Alex Smith injured the middle finger on his throwing hand in last week's 45-3 win over the Buffalo Bills, but it shouldn't keep him out of Sunday's NFC Championship game rematch against the New York Giants.

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith should be ready to play in the team's Week 7 game against the New York Giants, according to a report from CSN Bay Area.

The eight-year veteran was at the 49ers practice facility on Monday -- a players' day off -- and showed no ill effects of an injured middle finger on his throwing hand.

Head coach Jim Harbaugh showed a bit of concern about the injury to his starting quarterback's throwing in his Monday press conference, but cited Smith's toughness as a reason to be optimistic.

"Alex is . . . it's well-documented how tough he is. He talks about it not being a big deal. We'll see."

Smith threw for 303 yards and three touchdowns in the 49ers 45-3 win over the Buffalo Bills in Week 5.

Kickoff for the rematch of last year's NFC Championship is scheduled for 1:25 p.m. PT at Candlestick Park and the game will be televised on FOX.