SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois has been preparing all week to start in place of All-Pro Justin Smith on the NFL's second-ranked defense.
ST. LOUIS (6-7-1) At TAMPA BAY (6-8)
Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX
OPENING LINE - Buccaneers by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD - St. Louis 9-5; Tampa Bay 7-5-2
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays have signed right-hander Roberto Hernandez, the pitcher formerly known as Fausto Carmona.