Injury Report: Davis & Davis miss practice

The 49ers were without a pair of offensive starters in Wednesday's practice, while a few new players showed up on the injury report.

Tight end Vernon Davis and right tackle Anthony Davis did not practice Wednesday as the 49ers get ready for Alex Smith's return with the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday.

Vernon Davis left Sunday's 26-21 win over the Eagles with back spasms. Anthony Davis was rolled up on by Colin Kaepernick when he was sacked at the end of the first quarter and suffered apparent injuries to his left ankle and knee.

Afterwards Anthony Davis was seen with heavy wraps and a crutch for his left leg, but was seen without wraps or a significant limp in the locker room Wednesday.

Both Davises were questionable heading into last week's game - Vernon had a an ankle injury that kept him out of Week 3's loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Anthony made his season debut Sunday after missing the first three games while recovering from a hamstring strain. Both their statuses are unknown for Kansas City.

Cornerback Tramaine Brock began his on-field rehabilitation on the team's side field Wednesday. He has not practiced since suffering his toe injury in the first quarter of Week 1's win over the Cowboys. Perrish Cox has played well in his place.

Despite Vance McDonald claiming he was fit to play in Sunday's game, he was not on the active 46-man roster for the Eagles game. Wednesday, coach Jim Harbaugh said McDonald was, in fact, not healthy enough to play after injury his knee in Week 2 against the Bears. McDonald was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.

Wednesday's Injury Report:

Did not participate

CB Tramaine Brock (toe)
RT Anthony Davis (knee, ankle)
TE Vernon Davis (back)
DE Justin Smith (not injury related)

Limited participation:

S Antoine Bethea (ankle)
DE Tony Jerod-Eddie (shoulder)
P Andy Lee (ankle)
C Marcus Martin (knee)
TE Vance McDonald (knee)
S Eric Reid (hamstring)

Full participation:

WR Michael Crabtree (foot)
RB Frank Gore (back)

Chiefs Practice Report:

Did not participate:

WR Donnie Avery (groin)
S Eric Berry (ankle)

Limited participation:

RB Jamaal Charles (ankle)
LB Tamba Hali (knee)
CB Sean Smith (groin)

Full participation:

CB Christopher Owens (thumb)
RB D'Anthony Thomas (hamstring)
LB Frank Zombo (hamstring)


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