Robinson watched practice Wednesday as he stood on the sideline and talked with staff members. He didn't speak with reporters.
Smith said Robinson might be able to "run around" as early as Thursday. Robinson must be cleared by an independent doctor.
Meanwhile, Smith said backup tight end Justin Peelle will miss four to six weeks following surgery to repair a sports hernia. Michael Palmer moves up as the backup to Tony Gonzalez.
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