Harbaugh says Justin Smith is questionable and Cam Johnson has been promoted to the 53-man roster

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.

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