Originally written on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 9/26/13
Surely you have read about all the adversity the San Francisco 49ers are facing in tonight’s tilt with their division rivals, the St. Louis Rams. Undoubtedly you have read that the 49ers are at a pivotal point in their season, that a loss here could doom the season, and you may have possibly wondered aloud whether Jim Harbaugh can overcome the first hint of adversity, outside of the playoff losses, that he has faced since becoming the 49ers head coach. The fact of the matter is, this is not the first hint of adversity that Harbaugh has had to face. Yes, the 49ers are in a less-than-advantageous position coming off consecutive losses, one at home, where the 49ers were 10.5 point favorites over the Indianapolis Colts, but Harbaugh has dealt with injuries, embarrassing losses (a 26-3 loss against the New York Giants comes to mind), and lofty expectations placed on him and this team by a fan base starved for another Lombardi Trophy to add to their glittering collection. The 49ers los...
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