Posted October 19, 2012 on
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Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers sure have a knack for leaving tough losses behind.
They've never lost two games in a row under the reigning NFL Coach of the Year.
This time, the 49ers had all of four days and no choice but to forget in a hurry; first place in the NFC West was on the line.
Alex Smith threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Delanie Walker late in the third quarter and San Francisco held off the Seattle Seahawks 13-6 Thursday night to give the 49ers a victory in their long-awaited division opener.
''Coming off a loss, we wanted to go out there and get that mojo back,'' linebacker Patrick Willis said. ''We never lost it, but at the same time, you never want to lose a game. It's a bad taste in everybody's mouth. We just knew we had to come out and play great football against this team tonight.''
It wasn't all that pretty, but that hardly matters to the Niners.
They're alone in first place - for now.
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The Seahawks put the final nail in their coffin on Thursday night when they were called for a holding penalty in their own end zone with under a minute left to play, giving the Niners a two-possession lead. Or, should we say, it would have given San Francisco a two-possession lead had Jim Harbaugh not declined the penalty.
The play also happened to be 4th down, and Seattle came up...
In last nights victory, Jim Harbaugh and the San Fransisco 49ers had a decision to make with less than a minute left. The 49ers were up 13-6 and was getting the ball back either way, the decision was on how they would be getting the ball back. The decision that Jim Harbaugh went with didn’t settle well with the clowns calling the game on the NFL Network, but what do they know...
Relax everyone. Declining the safety makes sense. Yes, it may have screwed your 49ers to cover pick, and yes, taking points off the board seems to fly in the face of conventional wisdom but Jim Harbaugh’s decision to decline the penalty was the right one. I may be overreacting to a small sample size, but, …
Coach Jim Harbaugh gives his takes on the game after the 49ers’ 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night at Candlestick Park.
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said he reached out to the NFL about concerns he had that the Seattle Seahawks got away with several defensive holding or illegal contact penalties that were not called during their game on Thursday night. Harbaugh particularly felt that Seahawks cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner were given too much leeway, according to CSN...
“Super Bowl 47 on CBS is brought to you by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Harbaugh.”That could be Jim Nantz’s opening line next February when Super Bowl VLVII begins in New Orleans. It could be the second annual Harbaugh Bowl with the San Francisco 49ers vs. the Baltimore Ravens.Married for more than 50 years, Jack and Jackie Harbaugh have 3 children, including sons John and Jim Harbaugh...
Last October, the 49ers were all alone in first place and already on their way to winning the NFC West title in commanding fashion in coach Jim Harbaugh's first season. That's hardly the case this year as they prepare for their division opener at home Thursday night against the Seattle Seahawks.
49ers Contact League Officials To Complain About The Seahawks CB’s Getting Too Physical, Lack Of Calls -
The 49ers want to know why the Seahawks weren’t called for pass interference, illegal contact or defensive holding — which the 49ers think they should have been. Coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed today that he has contacted the officiating department at the league office to ask...
The San Francisco 49ers have not lost two games in a row since the Jim Harbaugh era began.Thursday night, the Niners raised their record to 5-0 after a loss under Harbaugh pounding the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park for the 13-6 win.The Seahawks continued their struggles on the road losing four of the last five since the end of last season.Though the outcome may be a surprise...
Last October, the San Francisco 49ers were all alone in first place and already on their way to winning the NFC West title in commanding fashion in coach Jim Harbaugh's first season.
That's hardly the case this year as they prepare for their division opener at home Thursday night against the Seattle Seahawks: There's a three-way tie at the top among 4-2 teams Arizona...
The 49ers are 4-2 and widely hailed as one of the best teams in the NFC. Outside the locker room, it might feel more like 2-4, particularly after the Giants blasted them 26-3 on Sunday in a rematch of the NFC Championship game. They have been nothing if not enigmatic with blow out wins over the Bills and Jets and then manhandling at the hands of the Vikings and Giants. The 49ers...