"It's not important for Roddy to practice," Smith said Tuesday afternoon, via ESPN.com. "We'd like for Roddy to practice, but it's all about getting Roddy ready on a short week. And some of these guys across the league that have some age with them, on a short week, you've got to get them to Thursday. And that's our intention.
White has battled a left knee issue in recent months, but the tweaked hamstring is a fresh setback that could limit White versus the Bucs.
Other injuries from around the league:
- Colts defensive lineman Arthur Joneswas carted off the field Monday night's 30-27 loss to the Eagles with a high ankle sprain. Coach Chuck Pagano confirmed the injury and said the fifth-year player is week to week. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports, via a source informed of Jones' injury, that he will miss two to four weeks.
- Niners starting cornerback Tramaine Brock hit the team's locker room with a walking boot on his right foot, according to Steve Corkran of the Bay Area News Group. ESPN's Adam Caplan was told the defender is expected to miss his second straight game Sunday against the Cardinals with a nagging toe injury.