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Last season, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh inherited a team that hadn’t notched a winning season in almost a decade. Harbaugh took the same group of players that went 6-10 under Mike Singletary and led them to the NFC Championship. Starting quarterback Alex Smith, who many people called a first-round bust, revitalized his career with the most efficient season of his career.  The impact that coaches have on the success of a football team cannot be understated. Unfortunately, this impact is not always a positive one like Jim Harbaugh's turnaround of the 49ers. To see the other side of the coin, look no further than the Sean Payton-less New Orleans Saints, who, at 0-4, have already lost more games than they did all of last season. The difference between a great coach and a bad coach can be the difference between a sub-.500 season and a Super Bowl victory. Carolina Panthers second-year head coach Ron Rivera made his fair share of rookie mistakes last season. The Panthe...
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