The 49ers? two-day minicamp wrapped up Saturday afternoon. The players have meetings today. The next minicamp will take place the weekend after the draft. It will be a mandatory, full-squad gathering.

Quarterback Alex Smith took part in his first practices since sustaining a season-ending shoulder injury in September. Singletary said he liked what he saw.

?He and Shaun (Hill) are doing a good job,? he said. ?It?s going to be real interesting as we continue day-by-day to just see the progression of the quarterback position as well as all of the other guys continuing to make strides.?

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