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Despite instructions from the NFL which warn against critiquing the replacement officials, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh couldn’t help himself when discussing the team’s second preseason game.
Following the Niners’ 20-9 loss to the Texans Saturday night, Harbaugh took issue with head referee Wayne Elliot and his crew, saying there were some “crazy, wild calls” and “a lot of them didn’t seem like they were in the ballpark.”
Though Harbaugh tried to keep his lips sealed and abide by the league’s mandate, the second-year coach acknowledged he had a headache from it all.
“Yeah, they’re never in until they’re in. Our guys, as they do a lot, they tightened up toward the red zone and held them to field goals. Big interference call in third quarter was some big yardage on that drive. I don’t know. It’s interesting,” Harbaugh said, via CSNBayArea.com. “I don’t have the pulse on this game. What was it exactly? Us? Them? Some crazy, wild calls. Were they accurate? Weren’t they? We’l
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is upset about something (no surprise). Last night’s preseason game against the Houston Texans set him off, and he said the following about the replacement refs, who have, quite frankly, made all of us mad with their inability to officiate games as good as the normal refs:
“I don’t know. It’s interesting. I don’t have the pulse...
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh had a hard time dealing with the officiating in Saturday night’s preseason game against the Texans.
“Big interference call in third quarter was some big yardage on that drive. I don’t know. It’s interesting. I don’t have the pulse on this game,” Harbaugh said, via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. “What was it exactly? Us...
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