Found September 17, 2012 on Football Nation:
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 with what appeared to be kind words - just what was expected.This game was about football.The Detroit Lions started off the season with a late-game win against the St. Louis Rams in Week 1, reminiscent of their 5-0 start last season where they boasted multiple late-game comebacks.In 2011, San Francisco handed Detroit their first loss. In 2012, they resumed their position as the leader of this newly-born rivalry.The 49ers have taken a leg up on the Lions since last year.From start to finish, San Francisco dominated their high-flying opponents.The 49ers truly define the term TEAM. They are so balanced and prepare...
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