Alex Smith injury: 49ers QB threw touchdown pass with blurred vision

Brian Bahr

Alex Smith suffered a concussion versus the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith threw a 14-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter on Sunday with blurred vision, according to the Associated Press.

Smith was taken out of the game after his touchdown toss with a head injury, which was later ruled to be a concussion.

According to San Francisco head coach Jim Harbaugh, Smith began experiencing blurred vision six plays before his 14-yard touchdown throw to Michael Crabtree after he was hit by St. Louis Rams linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar.

Smith was replaced in the game by Colin Kaepernick after his touchdown pass cut the Rams' lead to 14-7, with 8:13 remaining in the second quarter.

Smith was 7-of-8 passing for 72 yards and one touchdown in the game. Kaepernick was 11-of-17 for 117 yards in place of Smith.

Harbaugh said Smith felt better overnight and is expected to see a neurologist on Monday. Smith's status for next Monday's game versus the Chicago Bears is uncertain.

This story originally appeared on SBNation.com.

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