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After the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Detroit Lions 25-19 on Sunday, Niners head coach Jim Harbaugh jumped around the field, chest bumping and acting like it was a Super Bowl victory. Harbaugh greeted Lions coach Jim Schwartz with an aggressive brush-off handshake near midfield, and then scurried off. But Schwartz didn’t appreciate it and chased down Harbaugh to let him know about it. The two coaches had to physically separated and players got involved in the mix.
Check out the celebration and Jim Schwartz’s comments in the postgame conference.
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Jim Harbaugh decided it would be a good idea to jump around Ford Field celebrating like he won a Super Bowl following the 49ers win over the Detroit Lions. Jim Schwartz took exception to the excessive celebrating and chased down Harbaugh to let him know of his displeasure. The two had to be physically separated when Schwartz caught up to Harbaugh.
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Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz addressed the media this afternoon, here are a few notes:- It was a hard fought game yesterday and it is unfortunate that the events at the end of the game overshadowed a great game. - Schwartz … [visit site to read more]Jim Schwartz Press Conference Notes - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
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Earlier today the San Francisco 49ers pulled off a close victory over the undefeated Detroit Lions in Detroit. After the game, a visibly excited and overly animated Niners head coach Jim Harbaugh did not hide his exuberance when shaking hands with Detroit head coach Jim Schwartz. Check out the video: I can understand Schwartz’s displeasure [...]
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, left, and Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz, right, shout at each other after an NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011....
The NFC might have a nasty new rivalry. After the San Francisco 49ers knocked Detroit from the unbeaten ranks 25-19 Sunday in a game that matched the pregame hype, both coaches bumped each other in an emotionally charged exchange. The incident came after 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's exuberant celebration and black-slap of Lions coach Jim Schwartz as they met on the field.
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