Originally written September 12, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Story lines abound in the 49ers' nationally televised rematch with the Lions on Sunday night at Candlestick Park. First, there's the ongoing relationship, if that's what you can call it, between the two coaches -- the Lions' Jim Schwartz and the 49ers' Jim Harbaugh. The two nearly brawled at the end of a hard-fought game in Detroit last October. The 49ers won it, 25-19, in the last minute with a 6-yard pass from Alex Smith to tight end Delanie Walker. A few moments later, a jubilant Harbaugh bounded across the field, tore his sweatshirt out of his pants and slapped Schwartz on the back while repeating the words, "(Bleep) yeah! (Bleep) yeah!" Schwartz then ran to confront Harbaugh about his antics and outburst. The two coaches needed to be separated by players, security and public relations staffs. The confrontation prompted the league to talk to both coaches. Since then, Harbaugh has kept his emotions in check until he reaches the sanctity of th...
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