Ricky Jean Francois Ready If Needed

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Ricky Jean Francois Ready If Needed
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Ricky Jean Francois was a wanted man inside the 49ers locker room on Friday. After Justin Smith missed his third straight practice with an elbow injury, his streak of 185 straight starts, the third-longest active streak in the NFL, appears to be in jeopardy. Once Smith went out in the second half at New England last week, Jean Francois filled in for Smith and even contributed a crucial sack of Tom Brady in the late stages of the game.

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