Jim Harbaugh Articles

Jim Harbaugh
This Thanksgiving, families will come together and gather around the table to break bread — eating turkey and telling stories. Some of those families will include brothers who currently strap on a helmet and play football in the NFL.This past...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Jim Harbaugh
Super Bowl XLVII had it all — a blackout, fireworks, records broken, sex appeal and mass hysteria. The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers, 34–31, at the Superdome in New Orleans. But there was plenty of action, from Alicia Keys'...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
Super Bowl betting — and prop bets, in particular — attract sharks and suckers alike who can’t afford a $3.8-million, 30-second commercial spot on CBS’s telecast or a $2,500 nosebleed seat at the Mercedes Benz Superdome, but do have some lunch...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
The Harbaugh Brothers are hogging — or Har-gging or whatever — all the attention at Super Bowl XLVII. But little Johnny and Jimbo aren’t the only tikes in the backyard turned titans in the world of sports. Here’s a rundown of the top 30 sets of...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
When placed directly in the spotlight of the NFL Playoffs, many players shrink amid the added scrutiny, while others shine brightest when given national attention. Heading into San Francisco’s Divisional Round playoff showdown with Green...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
There’s an age-old football saying: “If you have two quarterbacks, you don’t have one.” That may be the case most of the time, but San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh seems pretty confident in both eighth-year veteran Alex Smith and second-...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
Two divisional foes coming off drastically different  Week 6 contests will meet on Thursday Night Football, when the San Francisco 49ers host the Seattle Seahawks at 8:20 p.m. EST on the NFL Network. The 49ers were surprisingly “out-...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh
“Straight gold, homey?” Randy Moss has agreed to a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers following a workout with coach Jim Harbaugh — who threw passes to Moss after picking up the 35-year-old future Hall of Famer from the airport. “I...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
A quick preview of both the AFC and NFC Championship Games, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Ravens (13-4) at Patriots (14-3) Sunday, Jan. 22, 3:00...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
‘Tis the season for year-end awards in the NFL. This year, there are more players deserving of recognition than trophies to hand out. These are the select few Athlon Sports believes to be award-worthy: Most Valuable Player Aaron Rodgers, QB,...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
Which game would you rather see televised?  The Seattle Seahawks hosting the St. Louis Rams or the Pittsburgh Steelers visiting the San Francisco 49ers?  Let me guess… In a battle of 10-3 teams, Monday Night Football regained the...
Josh Kipnis
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
John Harbaugh, Ravens Jack Harbaugh — a longtime college coach who won a Division I-AA national title at Western Kentucky in 2002 — has an NFL coaching tree that consists of his two sons, Jim and John. In the Harbaugh family, there’s sizzle (...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
by Josh Kipnis The Cincinnati Bengals have come a long way since the fallout of Carson Palmer and Chad Ochocinco a year ago.  Rookies Andy Dalton and A.J. Green will surely be the future faces of this organization, but it seems they lack...
Josh Kipnis
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
by Josh Kipnis There is no dispute: The past few years for the Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals, and San Francisco 49ers have been a struggle.  But this year, a group of rookies have swept in and rescued these...
Josh Kipnis
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
by Josh Kipnis The San Francisco 49ers are the best all-around team in the NFL.  Yes, the Packers are undefeated.  Yes, Aaron Rodgers could be the best passer we have ever seen.  But teams without the Greek God of Quarterbacks...
Josh Kipnis
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
Halfway through the NFL season, nobody is surprised about who is sitting atop the NFL standings, but the Green Bay Packers may be the only thing not surprising about the NFL this season. Teams like the 49ers and Bengals are on top, the Patriots...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
At halftime of the 2011 NFL season and the stretch run about to start, Athlon Sports takes a look at the award-worthy performers of this year’s first half: Most Valuable Player Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers The Super Bowl XLV MVP is on pace to...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
Jim Harbaugh was born to coach. His father, Jack, coached football for 40 years, winning an FCS national championship at Western Kentucky in 2002. His brother, John, has made the playoffs every season since taking over the Baltimore Ravens in...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
Here are five important story lines to watch this upcoming NFL season. 1. CAN TONY ROMO AND THE COWBOYS REBOUND? The Cowboys began last season openly talking about becoming the first team in history to play in a Super Bowl in their home...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Jim Harbaugh
The year was 1979 when Eddie DeBartolo Jr., after two disastrous years as owner of the San Francisco 49ers, hired an innovative offensive coach from just down the road at Stanford in hopes of reviving his franchise. Bill Walsh installed what came...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago