Originally posted on The Colts Authority  |  Last updated 11/15/11

Each week Cold Hard Football Facts has a feature called "Captain Comeback" which chronicles the comebacks of the week.  This week we're going to ignore the Colts/Jaguars game and return to happier times:  the Harbaugh era.  If you've not noticed Harbaugh has done a very good job with a QB nearly tossed on the trash heap.  So here's the inevitable comparison:

Each team had a good defense, were around the bottom in pass attempts, had a good starting running back (Frank Gore and Marshall Faulk), and they protected the ball on offense. The Colts were able to reach the AFC Championship game, which ended with the most famous Hail Mary incompletion ever as the Colts just came up short in Pittsburgh.

Harbaugh picked up the “Captain Comeback” moniker because his season was so unexpected, they had some wild comebacks from large deficits early in the year, and it lasted all throughout the season, as did his exceptional play.

As a coach, he is going through a similar experience, with a quarterback no one expected to do much, and a team that keeps winning by playing smart and strong situational football.

“Captain Comeback” is alive and well in San Francisco, as they continue the march on their most impressive season in years. 

And Kordell Stewart stepped out of the endzone. Just saying...

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