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Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

Posted on: October 16, 2011 5:16 pm
Edited on: October 16, 2011 7:26 pm
 

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh explains what happened between him and Lions coach Jim Schwartz, following San Francisco's 25-19 win over the Lions in Detroit.

Posted by Ryan Wilson

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is known for his exhuberance. And, really, who can blame him. San Francisco is 5-1 and Alex Smith is playing like a franchise quarterback, two things nobody figured possible … well, ever.

So after the 49ers' fourth quarter come-from-behind win in Detroit Sunday, Harbaugh was predictably pumped up.

Maybe that's understating it a bit. As the final seconds ticked off the clock, Harbaugh looked like a frat dude on spring break after pounding vodka and Red Bulls for two straight days.


In the time it took him to sprint to midfield, Harbaugh showed us his belly and gave Lions coach Jim Schwartz a HOW YA' DOIN'? handshake typically reserved for long lost relatives and people who like each other. That last act prompted Schwartz to give Harbaugh a "Seriously? Are you a grown man acting like that?" glare before running him down, bumping him and sharing a few choice words.

The two teams -- and their coaches -- had to be separated, although we would love to have seen how that coaching grudge match played out.

"I went to congratulate coach Harbaugh and got shoved out of the way," Schwartz said in his postgame press conference. "I didn't expect an obscenity at that point so it was a surprise to me at the end of the game.

"Obviously, when you win a game like that you're excited and things like that, but I think there's a protocol that goes with this league."

By the way, Harbaugh's clown-car antics make Pete Carroll's sideline cheerleading seem benign, even tolerable. That's no easy chore.


After Harbaugh had time to reflect on his antics, he admitted that his emotions may have gotten the best of him.

"I was really revved up. That wasn't me, just shook his hand too hard. ... That's on me," he told NFL Network's Albert Breer. "Handshake was too hard."

Still no word on why Harbaugh showed us his stomach.

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Since: Sep 29, 2006
Posted on: October 16, 2011 7:33 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

I hope they fine both of them like they would players for acting like two year olds.  Let's see if Goodell fines white guys instead of the usual black guys.



brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: October 16, 2011 7:22 pm
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Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: October 16, 2011 7:21 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

Honestly, Lions should be 2-3. Vikings & Cowboys let them off the hook, 

Says an Eagles fan.... hey, how's that "dream team" doing fella?   The Vikings and Cowboys "let them" off the hook??  LOL  LOL LOL 

Too funny man.... so now we should have 2 league standings.  One actual, and one "woulda, coulda been" standings....

Moron.  


brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: October 16, 2011 7:18 pm
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Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: October 16, 2011 7:14 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

Schwartz got his handshake, if he's unimpressed, maybe he needs to be, the 49ers handed his team it's first loss. Win the game and then tell the world you're not impressed. Honestly, Lions should be 2-3. Vikings & Cowboys let them off the hook, much like Schwartz feels the 49ers were unimpressive in taking the game away from his team and coaching staff today.



Since: Apr 17, 2007
Posted on: October 16, 2011 7:13 pm
 

What a spaz...

I always liked Harbaugh but what the heck is this all about?  Act like you've been there before, 'baugh.  Geesh.

That's totally classless and spastic.




Since: Apr 23, 2010
Posted on: October 16, 2011 7:11 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

Harbaugh is "insane" and showed "clown-car antics."  Whatever you say Ryan Wilson.

Everyone should be reading this article:   for a factual and accurate take on what transpired.

 


brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: October 16, 2011 7:09 pm
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brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: October 16, 2011 6:55 pm
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Since: Apr 6, 2007
Posted on: October 16, 2011 6:51 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

Someone at FF told me that one of the big mistakes they made in the construction of the facility was that they didn't build 2 tunnels.  I think we can see why.


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