Kimie Bunyasaranand
Friday November 16th, 2012

Jim Harbaugh Jim Harbaugh underwent a procedure to deal with an irregular heartbeat and missed practice on Thursday. He is expected to return in some capacity on Friday. (Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh missed practice on Thursday to have a procedure to deal with an irregular heartbeat, reports NBC Sports. The team released a statement explaining why Harbaugh was not at practice:

"Coach Harbaugh is not at the facility today under doctor’s orders. He is having a minor procedure done at Stanford Hospital today for an irregular heartbeat. We anticipate that he will be back at the facility tomorrow, but do not have any further information to share at this time.
Harbaugh is expected to be back in some capacity by Friday.

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