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Niners' Crabtree still not 100 percent but expects to play

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree readily admits he's not 100 percent in his recovery from a left foot injury.

Crabtree aggravated the injury during the 49ers' season-opening 33-17 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, but postgame X-rays came back negative, according to Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. Crabtree didn't start in the game and finished with one reception for 4 yards.

"It's not totally healed, but it's good enough for me to go out there and play," Crabtree said. "Coach put me in, he knows I've played football before."

Crabtree, who expects to play "every week," said he initially was concerned he had suffered something more serious.

"Oh yeah. It was hurting so bad I was concerned, but, like I said, that's going to happen," Crabtree said. "Sometimes, I mean, if it's like that within a month, you're just going to have to fight through it and finish the game. But we came out with a 'W' today. That's the important thing."

Crabtree, the 10th overall pick in 2009 NFL Draft, missed his third consecutive preseason while nursing the injury he suffered during player-organized workouts this summer.

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