San Francisco’s stingy defense denied Matthew Stafford another milestone, Vernon Davis caught touchdown passes of 21 and 23 yards from Alex Smith, and the 49ers beat the Detroit Lions 27-19 on Sunday night in a September showdown of NFC powers.
One of the cool things about covering the NFL is getting a chance to talk to the opposing players and coaches throughout the week.
Jim Schwartz and Jim Harbaugh have down played last year’s hand shake all week. It looks like 49ers Owner Jed York thinks it’s a bigger deal then the coaches do. At a rally for the […]
Jim Harbaugh would love it if his postgame handshake with Detroit coach Jim Schwartz last season was ancient history 11 months later.
Jim Harbaugh’s San Francisco 49ers showed all the same poise and big playmaking ability — not to mention dominant defense against NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers — in a season-opening statement victory at Green Bay as they did in coming so close to a Super Bowl last season.
Now comes the fun part.
When contemplating the NFL’s biggest jerks we came up with a lot of Detroit Lions.
Browsing around on the Detroit Lions site today we came across the headline of “Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers movie trailer.”
Champ: Eli Manning for once again proving everyone wrong and getting to his second Super Bowl. Chump: Jim Harbaugh for his mismanagement of the game against the New York Giants.
Jim Harbaugh arrived as the new coach of the 49ers a year ago challenged with turning around San Francisco’s once-proud franchise in the midst of a lockout and minus the usual offseason preparation time with his players.