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49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Addresses Giants OC Kevin Gilbride -
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh heard the comments made from New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride Thursday morning and decided to respond. The veteran Giants offensive play-caller said 49ers MVP Justin Smith “gets away with murder” when it comes to defensive holding. After learning of Gilbride’s comments, Harbaugh issued the following statement through the team’s Public Relations staff: “Kevin Gilbride’s outrageous, irrational statement regarding Justin Smith’s play is, first, an absurd analogy. Second, it is an incendiary comment targeting one of the truly exemplary players in this league. It’s obvious that the Giants coaching staff’s sole purpose is to use their high visibility to both criticize and influence officiating.” Asked to clarify his comments, Harbaugh said they would stand on their own. “Nothing to expand on,” the 49ers coach said. “Said what I felt… It’s been addressed, we’ll move on.” Smith also discussed the matter. “I don’t really know what he’s talking about to be honest with you,” Smith said when Gilbride’s comments were relayed to him in the 49ers locker room. “If he’s trying to get some bulletin board stuff – good for him. Whatever they need to do.”
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