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Before tonight’s game between the San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions, NBC’s Michelle Tafoya spoke with 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and he told her that he told his players to keep their heads on a swivel during tonight’s game, since the Lions are a “chippy bunch” and a “late hit bunch.”
The Lions do love to hit late, no one will ever forget Ndamukong Suh’s “late stomp” during last year’s Thanksgiving loss to the Packers.
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As you probably remember, during last seasons 49ers-Lions game, Jim Harbaugh was extra excited following his teams win and gave Schwartz a hard slap to the back.There wasn’t much to this years handshake, as the two men simply shook each others hands and went their separate ways.
It was Jim Harbaugh who got the better end of the handshake once again.
An inspired defensive effort combined with undisciplined play by Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions added up to a 27-19 win in favor of San Francisco.
The Lions made a late comeback to make the score interesting, but this game was controlled by the 49ers from start to finish. San Francisco jumped out to...
Jim Schwartz and Jim Harbaugh cordially shook hands before Sunday's Detroit Lions-San Francisco 49ers game Continue reading →
After last year's handshake seen round' the NFL, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and Detroit Lions Jim Schwartz decided to bury the hatchet before their Sunday Night Football week two affair.
Check out Harbaugh and Schwartz shaking hands prior to the start of the game:
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