O Brother, Where art thou?
The Harbaugh brothers, Jim and John, are each, for the second consecutive year, one step from the Super Bowl. That is pretty, pretty good. No?
It raises the question (though it does not beg it, because begging the question is a philosophical term that has nothing to do with raising a question): Are the Harbaugh brothers to NFL coaching what the Manning brothers are to NFL quarterbacking?
The answer is no. Not yet, anyway. The reason is that the Mannings each have Super Bowl rings. Peyton has one and Eli has two rings.
The second question is this: If both brothers make it past the coming weekend, can we name Super Bowl XLVII the Har-Har Bowl? I know.
It sounds laughable, but these boys are no joke.
John Harbaugh has been head coach in Baltimore for five years. His Ravens have made the conference championship three times. He has won the AFC North three times. And he has compiled an impressive 80-54 record (.675%).
Jim Harbaugh has an even more sparkling re...