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It’s confirmed: Jim Harbaugh could sell a ketchup popsicle to a woman in white gloves. Or at least he’d try to if it was in the best interest of his football team.
The 49ers coach spoke to the media on Wednesday and attempted to spin the reports that said the team pursued Peyton Manning in March.
“There’s a perception out there, and it’s an erroneous perception, that we were flirting with Peyton Manning,” Harbaugh told the media, unprompted. “I keep hearing that over and over. It’s silly and it’s untrue. It’s phony. Even the perception that we were pursuing him — we were evaluating him.
“I’ve said all along that Alex Smith has been our quarterback. There’s no scenario, other than Alex choosing to sign with another team, that we would consider him not as our quarterback.”
Let me get this straight: Jim Harbaugh admits 49ers were looking at Peyton Manning, but the extent of their interest in him comes down to the way you define the words “evaluating” and “pursuing.”
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I’ve heard coaches stretch the truth, avoid questions they don’t want to answer and even “interpret” a question differently in order to give the response they want but it always bothers me when a coach just flat out lies to the media.San Francisco 49ers’ head coach Jim Harbaugh addressed what he called an “erroneous perception that we were flirting with Peyton Manning...
In a recent interview with the 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, Harbaugh had some interesting comments when the subject of the niners’ pursuing former free agent Peyton Manning came up.
“It’s an erroneous perception that we were flirting with Peyton Manning,” Harbaugh said. “I keep hearing that over and over again. It’s silly, and it’s untrue. It’s phony. Even the...
Jim Harbaugh came out today and just flat out lied, saying that the 49ers had Alex Smith in their plans all along. He claimed that they were never really trying to replace him with Peyton Manning, just exploring their options.
Hm. I can’t say I believe any of that. In fact, I would go so far as to say that I’m 100 percent sure that every bit of what Jim Harbaugh said on this...
“But a four-time MVP made you some QB that we used to know!”, laments the heartbroken Tim Tebow fan, body painted in Denver Broncos colors, singing to a framed picture of John Elway. Well done, Internets. Well done. Gotye’s got nothing on this.
The first episode of Hard Knocks will air Tuesday, August 7 at 10 pm ET
— Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) May 29, 2012
So Peyton Manning says no to Dolphins, Broncos and Manning say no to Hard Knocks, and, like love-scorned phoenixes rising from the flames of heartbreak, the two find each other.
Don’t worry, HBO can’t be too sad. They will get to feature a first-time head...
The Broncos are monitoring the number of throws Peyton Manning is making according to Lindsay Jones of the Denver Post. Offensive coordinator Mike McCoy said Thursday that Manning and head athletic trainer Steve Antonopulos have come up with a plan for how many passes Manning will throw in each organized team activity session as Manning continues to rehabilitate from the neck injury...
San Francisco head coach Jim Harbaugh claimed Wednesday afternoon that the 49ers never considered pursuing future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning when he was a free agent this winter. Prior to signing a five-year contract worth $96 million with … Continue reading →
Peyton Manning and Eric Decker lingered on the Broncos' practice field for more than 15 minutes Wednesday, playing catch long after the rest of their teammates had headed into the locker room Lindsay Jones of the Denver Post reports. The Broncos were back for the second round of organized team activities after a long Memorial Day weekend, and the rust showed. Manning and Decker...
After taking his job as Denver Broncos quarterback, Peyton Manning
now has beaten Tim Tebow to the top spot for the best-selling
jersey in the NFL.
On Wednesday, two Denver Bronco players — one offensive and one defensive — will be ranked between 41-and-50 on NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2012, the network has confirmed.
The two players will represent the fourth and fifth Broncos to make the list (joining No. 98 Willis McGahee, No. 68 Elvis Dumervil and No. 52 Von Miller). That’s a big improvement from 2011, when...
There was a spate of articles in the Star recently about what Peyton is up to.
I didn't read them.
It felt strange and foreign to overtly ignore news about someone that I cared so much about, a player whose every move was of daily interest to me for more than a decade.
At some point, I stopped in and tried to scan one of them, but that felt even more strange.