Found January 15, 2013 on
San Francisco 49ers
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The obvious NFL story line is a remake: the potential for a Harbaugh vs. Harbaugh clash in the Super Bowl.
We beat this story to death a year ago until the Giants sent Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers home with a field goal in overtime and a dropped pass and a shanked field goal cost John Harbaugh and the Ravens a trip to the Super Bowl.
Here we are again -- the Ravens and the 49ers both a victory away from pitting coaching brothers in sports' biggest contest. But there's a twist. Harbaugh vs. Harbaugh isn't the right narrative this time.
Jim Harbaugh vs. Bill Belichick is the more significant story. That's the Super Bowl we should all want to see. Jim vs. Bill would be bigger than last weekend's Peyton vs. Ray clash. In fact, I find Jim vs. Bill more interesting than Tom vs. Peyton.
To me, where football is at right now, with the games controlled from the sidelines by coaches speaking directly into the helmets of quarterbacks and middle linebackers, Jim vs. Bill m...
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According to Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh placed a laminated photo of each of his players from back in high school and what they were nationally ranked as football players.
Coach Jim Harbaugh had a laminated sheet made for each player during wild-card weekend, which the 49ers had off, then surprised the players with them when they reentered...
O Brother, Where art thou?
The Harbaugh brothers, Jim and John, are each, for the second consecutive year, one step from the Super Bowl. That is pretty, pretty good. No?
It raises the question (though it does not beg it, because begging the question is a philosophical term that has nothing to do with raising a question): Are the Harbaugh brothers to NFL coaching what the Manning...
It must be a gift and a curse to have a brother in the same profession, when both of you are really good at what you do and people around you expect you to fight for supremacy.
The Harbaugh brothers like any siblings are competitive with each other to a point, but do their best to avoid it turning into a rivalry.
Ravens head coach John Harbaugh is the older of the two and has always...
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is all about using whatever tactics he can to motivate his players, so last weekend Harbaugh went old school on them according to the L.A. Times, and hung up their photo’s from when they were in high school, with their rankings above each locker to remind them of expectations and earlier aspirations.
Each player got a laminated sheet...
For the Harbaugh family, Saturday will be a day that gets remembered for a long, long time. Not just because the NFL teams John and Jim coach won divisional round playoff games, either. Their brother-in-law, Indiana men's basketball coach, Tom Crean, won his game earlier in the morning too. The big winners, Jack and Jackie Harbaugh, watched all three from their basement in...
The first reason is head coach Jim Harbaugh. During his lengthy 14 year playing career, Jim Harbaugh commanded his teams to a combined record of 66-74, reflecting that he wasn’t the greatest of quarterbacks to step foot onto a field. However, he is 24-8 as a coach, reflecting that he was a great student and learned from some top notch coaches during his playing days. Prior...
With the Ravens trailing by a touchdown late in the fourth quarter in Denver, majority owner Steve Bisciotti wrote a text message to Harbaugh. Dealing with the flu, Bisciotti wasn't able to attend the game. "I've never texted you during a game," said Harbaugh in the locker room afterward with cameras capturing him reading the text to the players. "We are...
SAN FRANCISCO -- For a team as storied as the San Francisco 49ers, it sure has been awhile since the last time they won a road playoff game. Jan. 8, 1989, to be exact. The 49ers traveled to Chicago, where they beat the Bears 28-3 at Solider Field as a pit stop on their way to the Super Bowl title in New Orleans. It wasn't until later that year when rookie running back LaMichael...
Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti was unable to attend Saturday's game against the Denver Broncos because of the flu. But he was very happy with the team win or lose.
As Ravens head coach John Harbaugh exited the field after the Ravens pulled off a stunning victory in
Bill Belichick is 18-7 in the postseason and 5-2 in his career against the Baltimore Ravens.
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer Mike Nolan's 3 1/2-year tenure as coach for the San Francisco 49ers offered few highlights on the field.
An 18-37 record before a mid-season firing in 2008. No playoff berths for a franchise used to winning championships. A parade of offensive coordinators unable to develop Alex Smith at quarterback.
Yet to call...