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Last October, the San Francisco 49ers were all alone in first place and already on their way to winning the NFC West title in commanding fashion in coach Jim Harbaugh's first season.
That's hardly the case this year as they prepare for their division opener at home Thursday night against the Seattle Seahawks: There's a three-way tie at the top among 4-2 teams Arizona, San Francisco and Seattle.
''Everybody in our division got better,'' 49ers running back Frank Gore said. ''That's OK, we're all right with that. We like it like that. We like it tough. We're tough enough to handle it.''
After riding high for two weeks after consecutive blowout victories against the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills, the 49ers had little time to figure out all that went wrong in a 26-3 loss Sunday to the reigning Super Bowl champion Giants at Candlestick Park.
''You've just got to go,'' Harbaugh said. ''You've got ...
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The Seahawks put the final nail in their coffin on Thursday night when they were called for a holding penalty in their own end zone with under a minute left to play, giving the Niners a two-possession lead. Or, should we say, it would have given San Francisco a two-possession lead had Jim Harbaugh not declined the penalty.
The play also happened to be 4th down, and Seattle came up...
In last nights victory, Jim Harbaugh and the San Fransisco 49ers had a decision to make with less than a minute left. The 49ers were up 13-6 and was getting the ball back either way, the decision was on how they would be getting the ball back. The decision that Jim Harbaugh went with didn’t settle well with the clowns calling the game on the NFL Network, but what do they know...
Relax everyone. Declining the safety makes sense. Yes, it may have screwed your 49ers to cover pick, and yes, taking points off the board seems to fly in the face of conventional wisdom but Jim Harbaugh’s decision to decline the penalty was the right one. I may be overreacting to a small sample size, but, …
Coach Jim Harbaugh gives his takes on the game after the 49ers’ 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night at Candlestick Park.
“Super Bowl 47 on CBS is brought to you by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Harbaugh.”That could be Jim Nantz’s opening line next February when Super Bowl VLVII begins in New Orleans. It could be the second annual Harbaugh Bowl with the San Francisco 49ers vs. the Baltimore Ravens.Married for more than 50 years, Jack and Jackie Harbaugh have 3 children, including sons John and Jim Harbaugh...
Last October, the 49ers were all alone in first place and already on their way to winning the NFC West title in commanding fashion in coach Jim Harbaugh's first season. That's hardly the case this year as they prepare for their division opener at home Thursday night against the Seattle Seahawks.
Jim Harbaugh's San Francisco 49ers sure have a knack for leaving tough losses behind.
They've never lost two games in a row under the reigning NFL Coach of the Year.
This time, the 49ers had all of four days and no choice but to forget in a hurry; first place in the NFC West was on the line.
Alex Smith threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Delanie Walker late in the third...
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