SANTA CLARA – Jim Harbaugh spoke in the media tent Friday afternoon. Here’s what he said.
Q: How did practice go this week?
HARBAUGH: Good. Good practice this week. Solid week of practice.
Q: Did you like this day because it might mirror what you might see in Seattle?
HARBAUGH: It was good for us. A little wind.
Q: Have you filled the last spot on the 53-man roster?
HARBAUGH: I believe we’ll bring Cam Johnson up.
Q: How’s he doing physically?
HARBAUGH: A lot of improvement.
Q: Would he play on special teams?
HARBAUGH: That’s possible, yeah.
Q: What is Justin Smith’s status?
HARBAUGH: He’ll be questionable for the game.
Q: Did he do anything today?
HARBAUGH: He’s done quite a bit.
Q: In what areas?
HARBAUGH: Rehab. Strengthening. Conditioning.
Q: How do you feel about Ricky Jean Francois?
HARBAUGH: Feel good. We all feel good about Ricky Jean or anybody who goes in there. Next guy up.
Q: When Justin wasn’t in the Patriots game, did there seem to be a little more attention paid to Aldon?
HARBAUGH: No. I watched it a few times. Did not see that.
Q: How does you defense change without Justin?
HARBAUGH: I don’t know what really changes. He’s a great football player.
Q: Could you talk about the toughness it takes for a defensive lineman to start 185 games in a row?
HARBAUGH: Yeah. He’s amazing man. Amazing football player. Amazing accomplishment.
Q: Is it particularly amazing because of the position he plays?
HARBAUGH: Yeah, it’s very physical in there. I haven’t played the position though.
Q: You were close to it.
HARBAUGH: Yeah, close enough to observe. Real football going on in there.