Posted January 21, 2013 on AP on Fox

ST. LOUIS - SEPTEMBER 2: Head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens looks on from the sideline against the St. Louis Rams during an NFL preseason game at the Edward Jones Dome on September 2, 2010 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Rams beat the Ravens 27-21. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
These days, Jack Harbaugh stays away from game-planning chatter or strategy sessions with his Super Bowl-bound coaching sons. Baltimore's John Harbaugh and little brother Jim of the San Francisco 49ers have been doing this long enough now to no longer need dad's input. Yet, they still regularly seek it. And, their father does offer one basic mantra: ''Get ahead, stay ahead.'' ''Probably the greatest advice that I've ever been given and the only advice that I've ever found to be true in all of coaching, I think we mentioned it to both John and Jim ... the coaching advice is, `Get ahead, stay ahead,''' Jack Harbaugh said. ''If I'm called upon, I'll repeat that same message.'' His boys still call home regularly to check in with the man who turned both on to the coaching profession years ago, and the mother who has handled everything behind the scenes for decades in a highly competitive, sports-crazed family - with all the routine sports cliches to show for it. The Harbaugh brother...
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