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49ers a challenge for Harbaugh

Posted on: January 7, 2011 5:00 pm
Edited on: January 7, 2011 5:31 pm
 

Now we’ll find out if Jim Harbaugh can coach. We get to see what he can do without a quarterback.

Harbaugh agreed to become coach of the San Francisco 49ers on Friday, a team with major quarterback issues.

At the University of San Diego, Harbaugh had Josh Johnson, now a backup with Tampa Bay and clearly an elite player on the non-scholarship level.

At Stanford, Harbaugh did little until Andrew Luck became his quarterback. In San Francisco, he has nothing close to that.

That’s why I’m sure he had trouble deciding to take the job, even though he’s going to be paid $5 million a year.

Not having a quarterback is career suicide.

The 49ers will almost certainly draft a passer in the first or second round. But whoever that is will be a step down from Luck.

We’re about to find out if Jim Harbuagh is as good as advertised.


Category: NFL
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Since: Aug 20, 2006
Posted on: January 7, 2011 6:18 pm
 

49ers a challenge for Harbaugh

Mcnabb is bad chem he's not who we want at QB.  he for himself. and i live in delaware and have put up with him philly channels and now d.c. chanels to me he alex smith only alex is a far better  teammate.



Since: Jan 22, 2007
Posted on: January 7, 2011 6:08 pm
 

49ers a challenge for Harbaugh

You know, maybe Luck turned out so well largely because of Harbaugh's coaching?

I think this guy knows a good QB when he sees one, and will bend over backwards to get one.  Or, if nothing else, turn a guy with potential into one.



Since: Dec 26, 2006
Posted on: January 7, 2011 5:59 pm
 

49ers a challenge for Harbaugh

We will even get to see how he will do against his big brother next year since the NFC West faces the AFC North. Won't be too pretty for him against the Ravens and Steelers.



Since: Dec 10, 2008
Posted on: January 7, 2011 5:58 pm
 

49ers a challenge for Harbaugh

Yea, uh, Gridiron Joe... VY doesn't care. He may be the best thing the Titans had at QB in a long time, but he doesn't care. Ask JaMarcus Russell how far a lack of effort can hold you back...

Missouri's Blaine Gabbert isn't a reach for Franny in the draft, but who knows what they'll do? It can be a rookie, an inexperienced backup, or an established veteran at QB. A good coach will know how to use the player he decides on properly... Which also means I don't think Shanahan is a good coach... He was handed Elway, misused Plummer, Griese was a joke, and Cutler is WINNING in Chicago.

Anyway, Harbaugh needs to actually coach a game before being hailed as the next great coach, media...



Since: Dec 26, 2006
Posted on: January 7, 2011 5:57 pm
 

49ers a challenge for Harbaugh

We even get to see how he will do against hig big brother since the NFC West has to face the AFC North next year. Won't be too pretty against the Steelers and Ravens.



Since: Jan 7, 2011
Posted on: January 7, 2011 5:42 pm
 

49ers a challenge for Harbaugh

Agreed. Shanahan found out the hard way that you can't plug in McNabb and expect it to work. I do think, though, that Harbaugh can make VY into the difference-make he was supposed to be.



Since: Dec 7, 2010
Posted on: January 7, 2011 5:36 pm
 

49ers a challenge for Harbaugh

That may be the most ignorant fan post thus far in 2010.  You really think you just plug in an adequate QB and the 49ers are poised to embarass teams?  And you think McNabb would be sufficient to throttle these opponents.  Wake up, dude.  You guys are a few years out from being competitive, let alone dominant.



Since: Jan 7, 2011
Posted on: January 7, 2011 5:34 pm
 

49ers a challenge for Harbaugh

McNabb is too old. Imagine the possibilities if Harbaugh gets his hands on Vince Young.


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Since: Sep 10, 2008
Posted on: January 7, 2011 5:19 pm
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