Found October 19, 2012 on
Robert Griffin III
San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers have not lost two games in a row since the Jim Harbaugh era began.Thursday night, the Niners raised their record to 5-0 after a loss under Harbaugh pounding the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park for the 13-6 win.The Seahawks continued their struggles on the road losing four of the last five since the end of last season.Though the outcome may be a surprise to some, the physicality of the game shocked no one. Both teams rushed more than they passed and depended upon the defense to make a profound statement.The 49ers' defense spoke louder and held rookie quarterback, Russell Wilson, in check for most of the game to claim the victory, bragging rights and a solo spot atop the NFC West division at 5-2.Here’s what we learned.The Seahawks' defense will give many teams a fit for a long time. This group’s performance propelled the team to its current relevance and it is no fluke. Pete Carroll and Gus Bradley are managing one of the youngest defensive units i...
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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, …
---The Seattle Seahawks were once again involved in a game with gambling repercussions, but this time they had no control over the outcome. In Thursday's loss at San Francisco, 49ers' head coach Jim Harbaugh declined a two-point safety in the game's final minute of a 13-6 win over Seattle, and took over on downs. His rationale was to avoid possibly giving the Seahawks...
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.
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said he reached out to the NFL about concerns he had that the Seattle Seahawks got away with several defensive holding or illegal contact penalties that were not called during their game on Thursday night. Harbaugh particularly felt that Seahawks cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner were given too much leeway, according to CSN...
“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...
49ers Contact League Officials To Complain About The Seahawks CB’s Getting Too Physical, Lack Of Calls -
The 49ers want to know why the Seahawks weren’t called for pass interference, illegal contact or defensive holding — which the 49ers think they should have been. Coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed today that he has contacted the officiating department at the league office to ask...
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...
The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers are about to wage war this Thursday night on the NFL Network. It's a big game, a battle for first place early on in the season, but this is the very start of a real rivalry. In recent memory, the Pittsburgh Steelers-Baltimore Ravens, and the New England Patriots-Indianapolis Colts, had been the biggest rivals in the NFL. Obviously...