Posted December 21, 2012 on

SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 04: Justin Smith #94 and Isaac Sopoaga #90 of the San Francisco 49ers enter the field against the St. Louis Rams during an NFL game on October 4, 2009 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
As reporters circled around Ricky Jean Francois in the 49ers locker room Friday, teammates Randy Moss, Colin Kaepernick and Mike Iupati each stopped by to call out good-natured questions from behind the crowd, drawing laughs all around. Nobody seems too worried about Jean Francois stepping in for stalwart defensive leader Justin Smith at Seattle on Sunday, particularly not Jean Francois.
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