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John Harbaugh describes Super Bowl postgame handshake with brother Jim

John Harbaugh and Jim Harbaugh said very little to each other on the field after the Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. Considering they are two of the most competitive people in sports, that did not really surprise anyone. What might surprise you is that Jim wouldn’t let John hug […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Trent Baalke’s Past: Examining the 2012 Draft Class

Sean McMahon LaMichael James has failed to meet expectations in San Francisco.Sean McMahon, 49ersLife.com San Francisco 49ers’ General Manager Trent Baalke is renowned for being a top NFL mind when it comes to selecting and analyzing talent. Baalke has his thumbprint on three draft classes since taking over as GM for Scott McCloughan in 2011 (same year Jim Harbaugh took the reigns...
Via 49erslife.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore says he's fully recovered, ready to play

San Francisco 49ers’ 2013 fourth round draft pick Marcus Lattimore says he’s healthy enough to play, and ready for a chance to prove he deserves to be on the field. Lattimore says he’s fully recovered from the gruesome knee injury that he suffered in college, and the running back is ready to show coach Jim Harbaugh that he deserves to play. “If he wants to put me in, he’ll...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Transit System Accidentally Trolls 49ers Fans

San Francisco 49ers fans have had a lot on their plate this off-season. First there was the rumor that the Browns were trying to trade for head coach Jim Harbaugh. Now Colin Kaepernick is under investigation for sexual assault and Aldon Smith will probably not play much of next season (or at all) because he couldn't handle having to go through airport security like everyone else...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers not expected to pick up Aldon Smith’s option

The San Francisco 49ers are not expected to pick up the fifth-year option on linebacker Aldon Smith’s contract, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. 49ers are not expected to pick up the fifth-year option on LB Aldon Smith’s contract, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 18, 2014 The 49ers have until May 3 to decide. Smith has been involved in several off-the...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the San Francisco 49ers in store for a blowup season?

On the surface you could look at all the recent success for the San Francisco 49ers and easily assume they’re well on their way to being perennial contenders for a long time to come. But despite their 36-11-1 record over the last three years which included a Super Bowl trip in 2012 and NFC Championship game appearances in both 2011 and 2013 under Jim Harbaugh, the team seems to...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the San Francisco 49ers in store for a blowup season?

On the surface you could look at all the recent success for the San Francisco 49ers and easily assume they’re well on their way to being perennial contenders for a long time to come. But despite their 36-11-1 record over the last three years which included a Super Bowl trip in 2012 and NFC Championship game appearances in both 2011 and 2013 under Jim Harbaugh, the team seems to...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the 49ers falling apart before our eyes?

Winning the Super bowl is great, but watching your enemies fail can be just as entertaining. By that measure this offseason has been a very enjoyable one for Seattle Seahawks fans everywhere. The biggest obstacle for the Seahawks to repeat as world champions comes in the form of the rival San Francisco 49ers. They’re deep, talented, and boast a defense than can shut down just about...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
8 days ago  |  Discuss

What Brandon Lloyd can do for the San Francisco 49ers

The 49ers signed Brandon Lloyd to a one-year deal Tuesday morning. On the surface, this appears to be just another case of Trent Baalke continuing a four-year trend of taking a flyer on a veteran receiver on a one-year deal. When you dig into it a little bit, there is reason for the fan base to be excited for this move. There have been repeated whispers this offseason about how the...
Via cover32 - 49ers
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The 49ers: Comparatively Speaking

Getty Images To start with, I want to say that I’ve been a 49ers fan since “The Catch”. I was a callow youth then, just in middle school, but I fell in love with the team. I was living in Los Angeles at the time and watched that game with my Dad and couple of other people at someone’s house. I wasn’t that knowledgeable about the 49ers, but I knew the Cowboys roster up and...
Via TopSportsReport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Contract Extension For 49ers HC Jim Harbaugh “Less Likely?”

  According to Matt Maiocco of the CSN Bay Area, the recent contract extension signed by Seahawks HC Pete Carroll makes it seem “less likely” that 49ers HC Jim Harbaugh will sign an extension in the coming months. Maiocco believes there is a better chance of Harbaugh finishing out the remainder of his contract in the hope of winning a Super Bowl, which would give him the leverage...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Bowman recovering well; Harbaugh’s unique way of evaluating talent

Niner News - 49ers inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman is “ahead of schedule” in recovery from injury, says so-called NaVorro Bowman Rule “doesn’t fix my knee.” (READ) - Chris Culliver’s arrest leaves the 49ers secondary in a state of emergency. (READ) - Catch this: 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has a unique way of evaluating talent. (READ) - San Francisco’s OTA, minicamp dates...
Via cover32 - 49ers
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Would San Francisco trade up to draft Johnny Manziel?

I know and understand that the Niners have Colin Kaepernick, but one coach that likes Johnny Football’s play on the field is Jim Harbaugh. “I’d welcome the challenges of taking Johnny Manziel,” Harbaugh told the San Francisco Chronicle. “(He) sees the field like nobody I’ve ever seen see the field in college football. You’d love […] The post Would San Francisco trade...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
20 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers OTAs, minicamp dates announced

The 2014 NFL season will be here before we know it. Thursday the San Francisco 49ers released their schedule for organized team activities and mandatory minicamp. Here it is: OTAs: May 27-29, June 2-3, June 5, June 9-10, June 12-13 Mandatory minicamp: June 17-19 Organized team activities and minicamp are a small part of the team’s offseason workout program, which officially begins...
Via cover32 - 49ers
20 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Rumors: Harbaugh Would Welcome Opportunity to Groom Johnny Manziel

Sean McMahon The Jive Turkey that is Jim Harbaugh is back to making the bold claims that he has become famous for over the last three seasons as head coach for the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers ship captain is unabashed and uncensored in his statements, most recently sparking a debate on the NFL Network that is interesting to say the least. Via a report from SFGate.com, Harbaugh...
Via 49erslife.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

What bandwagon fans? 49ers aren’t even that popular according to this graphic

If you’re part of the San Francisco 49ers faithful, you’ve probably been called a bandwagoner once or twice in your lifetime. It’s par for the course when your team has won multiple Super Bowl titles. The next time someone labels you as part of a bandwagon following, feel free to send your haters this chart. It outlines each NFL team’s popularity. Guess what? The 49ers aren’t...
Via cover32 - 49ers
21 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has a unique way of evaluating talent

At age 50, San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh still has a pretty good arm. The ultra-competitive former NFL quarterback has been known to show it off at pro days, tossing a ball around with prized prospects such as quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo of Eastern Illinois. “He saw me, introduced himself and said, ‘Wanna throw a little?’” Garoppolo said. If you think Harbaugh...
Via cover32 - 49ers
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: I'd welcome the challenges of taking Johnny Manziel

Jim Harbaugh has developed young quarterbacks into elite NFL players. During his days at Stanford, he coached 2012 first overall draft pick Andrew Luck. And since taking the San Francisco 49ers job, Harbaugh has helped turn Colin Kaepernick into one of the most dangerous dual-threat quarterbacks in the league. Harbaugh isn't in the market for another signal-caller, but he&...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: 49ers interested in CB Champ Bailey?

With cornerback Chris Culliver facing misdemeanor and felony hit-and-run, felony possession of brass knuckles and felony reckless driving, the San Francisco 49ers could be interested in signing veteran Champ Bailey. From Kevin Lynch of SFGate.com: “The 49ers are likely to spend one or even two of their six picks in rounds one through three on corners. They also could delve into...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh’s Michigan State Hat Doesn’t Sit Well With Brother-In-Law Tom Crean (Photo)

The Harbaugh brothers just can’t catch a break when it comes to their fashion choices. First, it was San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh taking some serious heat for his $8 khakis from Walmart, and now, the wardrobe hammer is coming down on John Harbaugh. The Baltimore Ravens coach might have inadvertently started a family feud when he chose to rock a Michigan State hat...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the San Francisco 49ers trade up for Sammy Watkins?

The San Francisco 49ers are one of the youngest, most talented teams in the NFL the past few seasons. Three straight trips to the NFC Championship Game and a Super Bowl appearance magnify this point. With the NFL Draft coming up, management and head coach Jim Harbaugh will look to add even further to the young depth, but just how far are they willing to go? Well, with Colin Kaepernick...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers’ window to win a title could be closing

During his final press conference for the 2013 season, Jim Harbaugh was asked if he thought that the 49ers window to a title is still open and the answer was typical Harbaugh, “Back today competing for that very thing. So, no, I don’t understand windows.” Harbaugh is paid to coach and win football games, not understand windows, so let me help him out a bit. The 49ers window...
Via cover32 - 49ers
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Super Bowl win made Jim Harbaugh lose sleep

  49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh was asked what he thought of the Seahawks dominating Super Bowl win over the Bronocs. “That I witnessed it, that I saw it,” Harbaugh said, via NFL.com’s Around the League. Harbaugh was then asked if he thought about how his team would have played against Denver. “Uhh, yeah,” Harbaugh replied. “I’ve had those thoughts. I’ve laid awake...
Via Pro Football Zone
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: Frank Gore has three more good years left

  49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh believes running back Frank Gore has a few more good years left in him even though he’s turns 31 years-old in May. “I really think Frank has three more good years,” Harbaugh said Wednesday at the NFL owners meetings, via CSNBayArea.com. “I truly believe that. But we’re in a game of taking it one year at a time.” I disagree with Harbaugh...
Via Pro Football Zone
29 days ago  |  Discuss

York, Baalke, Harbaugh Clear the Air

There has been no shortage of storylines this offseason surrounding Jim Harbaugh and his future with the 49ers. This week team CEO Jed York, GM Trent Baalke and Harbaugh all spoke to reporters to directly address the issues surrounding reports of dysfunction between the head coach and front office.
Via sfo.scout.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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