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Coaches Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz engaged in a peaceful handshake before the 49ers home opener against Schwartzs Lions. But the bigger pre-game news call it a mini-controversy, if you like is this one relayed by NBC sideline reporter Michelle Tafoya:
According to Jim Harbugh, the Lions are a chippy bunch. He calls them a late-hit bunch, and hes warned his team to keep their heads on a swivel and not retaliate. Dont draw flags.
Tafoya said that Schwartz declined to discuss last seasons post-game handshake that led to his confronation with Harbaugh, following the 49ers comeback win at Detroit. Source: Mercury News
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Getty ImagesDuring Week 6 of last season, one of the most bizarre things happened when coaches Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz got in a scuffle over a handshake after the San Francisco 49ers handed the Detroit Lions their first loss of the season.Las Vegas is looking to make the most of that event as the two coaches meet again this Sunday for a rematch.According to Associated Press...
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After last year's handshake seen round' the NFL, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and Detroit Lions Jim Schwartz decided to bury the hatchet before their Sunday Night Football week two affair.
Check out Harbaugh and Schwartz shaking hands prior to the start of the game:
Before the opening kickoff Sunday night at Candlestick Park, head coaches Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz met on the gridiron for first time since 49ers' (2-0) 25-19 comeback win in Motor City over the Lions' (1-1) week six last season.There was no cheek-kiss, no high-five, not even a fist-bump between the two.That was the plan. It was a cordial, light-hearted handshake...
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Meanwhile, Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions were one of the biggest locks to win in the season opener and they very nearly blew their opportunity at home against the St. Louis Rams.
The Rams do not possess a ton of talent offensively, and...
The coaches handshake went considerably smoother this time, but the animosity between the Detroit Lions and San Francisco 49ers hasnt subsided.
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and offensive lineman Joe Staley reportedly both had derogatory comments about the Lions.
Lions coach Jim Schwartz is taking the high road this time.
You win the game, you say whatever you want, Schwartz said Monday...
It was Jim Harbaugh who got the better end of the handshake once again.
An inspired defensive effort combined with undisciplined play by Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions added up to a 27-19 win in favor of San Francisco.
The Lions made a late comeback to make the score interesting, but this game was controlled by the 49ers from start to finish. San Francisco jumped out to...
Randy Moss has always been used to being the "Guy" but in San Francisco, he has been more of a role player.
In Sunday nights 27-19 win against the Lions, Moss had one catch for 14 yards, is Moss happy with a part time role?
Moss, who hasnt addressed the media since Sept. 5, four days before the season opener, hasnt fielded those questions, but Jim Harbaugh did...
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Detroit Lions cornerback Drayton Florence suffered a broken arm during Sunday night’s loss to the 49ers.
Lions head coach Jim Schwartz says he “potentially could” miss a significant portion of the season.
“He got some preliminary (X-rays done) at the stadium,” Schwartz said. “He’s going to have some more stuff. It doesn’t look real good, but we’ll see.”