Profootballtalk's Mike Florio reported Sunday night that Alex Smith will likely ask the 49ers to release him after the Super Bowl in order to have "maximum" options on his next team.
Matt Jones (knee) did not practice Wednesday.
Jordan Reed (concussion) will visit an independent doctor Thursday to see if he can be cleared to play Week 8 against the Bengals.
Marvin Jones (undisclosed) is not practicing Wednesday.
Theo Riddick (ankle) returned to practice Wednesday.
Eric Ebron (ankle, knee) returned to practice Wednesday.
Doug Martin (hamstring) remained sidelined at Wednesday's practice.
C.J. Anderson is not practicing Wednesday and is seeking a second opinion on a knee injury.
Cody Kessler (concussion) is not practicing Wednesday.
Tevin Coleman (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday.
Julius Thomas (ankle) is questionable for Week 8 against the Titans.
Donte Moncrief (shoulder) returned to a limited practice Wednesday and is expected to play Week 8 against the Chiefs.