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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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Comments

Since: Aug 6, 2010
Posted on: October 16, 2011 6:00 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

I don't think anyone is smashing on the Lions, mostly their coach, I think you are a bit scared that your team has peaked. They are a good team, but you are a loser of a fan. cant get this butt hurt over one loss. You are equally as butt hurt as schwartz was after that game hahaha.



Since: Apr 1, 2008
Posted on: October 16, 2011 5:59 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

The Lions have no class, Suh is the dirtiest player in the league and your coach is as immature as they get
This statement right here shows how much of an idiot you are.  Get a clue. It's an emotional, physical game.  Schwartz was out of line.  It happens all the time.  He'll likely get his fine and pay it.  But this statement is pure stupidity.



Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: October 16, 2011 5:59 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

@ Redwings1969

The fact that you come on here trying to insult everyone shows that YOU cant handle losing, which makes you and equal to a child throwing a temper tantrum because he lost his kickball game.

Idiot.  Read my post again before you talk crap.  I already said SF was the better team today, end of story.  And why would I be mad? My team is rebuilding and is 5-1 for the season with 3 road wins already..... I'm not mad about anything.  Once again, why would I be mad? It was a great game, could have gone either way.... nothing to be made about.   

He was pumped, maybe you have never played sports before, because if you have then you would understand.

I played a few more sports then your fat ass can imagine.... but none of that matters.   I can tell by your post you're a young little man that knows nothing.  

Coaches in the NFL don't do that... they NEVER do that son..... never.   Harbaugh is a rookie coach who should be a little more respectful to fellow coaches....  



Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: October 16, 2011 5:54 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

HAHA... you know what? It's actually a compliment having you idiots from other teams on here smashing Schwartz and the Lions... it means that regardless of what you say on these boards, you are threatened by the Lions early season success.... LOL.... losers.   



Since: Aug 6, 2010
Posted on: October 16, 2011 5:53 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

@ Redwings1969

The fact that you come on here trying to insult everyone shows that YOU cant handle losing, which makes you and equal to a child throwing a temper tantrum because he lost his kickball game.

He was pumped, maybe you have never played sports before, because if you have then you would understand.

Go be mad all week and cry to yourself. 





Since: Dec 6, 2009
Posted on: October 16, 2011 5:53 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

Everyone knows Schwartz is jet a punk himself evidenced by getting caught on tv calling Dez Bryant of the Cowboys an MFer 2 weeks ago from the sidelines during a review.



Since: Dec 22, 2006
Posted on: October 16, 2011 5:51 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

Schwartz is a clown , it is alright for him to jump around and fist pump but he get all offended because of a firm handshake , he needs to grow up. !!!



Thats because hes not used to FIRM handshakes.



Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: October 16, 2011 5:51 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

Really Schwantz is gonna get upset over that. What about his "exuberance" during the cowboy game.  Always fist pumping and jumping ip and down.  His team got beat AT HOME and of course the opposing coach is gonna be excited.  Schwantz needs to grow up

Awwwww.. that's cute.  Now we have fans of division rivals stalking Lion threads.   

Schwartz fist pumps and gets excited.... and then after every win he jogs over to the other coach and immediately professionally shakes his hand.

Go to a Packers thread or something little boy.... 



Since: Dec 22, 2006
Posted on: October 16, 2011 5:50 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

The Lions have no class, Suh is the dirtiest player in the league and your coach is as immature as they get.



Since: Aug 6, 2010
Posted on: October 16, 2011 5:49 pm
 

Schwartz unimpressed with Harbaugh's antics

HAHAHA the picture at the top explains it all, Harbaugh looks like a beast coach while schwartz looks like a little gnome gone crazy.


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