Preparing their respective teams for Super Bowl XLVII might be easier for John and Jim Harbaugh than having to downplay the distraction of becoming the first brothers to coach against one another on the NFL's biggest stage.
With each focused on trying to take home the Lombardi Trophy, Jim's San Francisco 49ers look for a record-tying sixth Super Bowl title Sunday in New Orleans when they face John's Baltimore Ravens, who hope to send one of the game's greatest players off to retirement in style.
Moments after Baltimore's 28-13 win at New England in the AFC championship game Jan. 20, the colorful descriptions for this season's Super Bowl began to surface: The Brother Bowl. The Har-Bowl. The Super-Baugh. For game broadcast network CBS, advertisers and certainly those in the NFL front office, the matchup has the potential to be a ratings smash.
For the brothers Harbaugh, at least publicly, it's just another game.
"Well, I think it's a blessing and a curse,'' said Jim Harbaugh, 15 m...