Report: Jim Harbaugh already losing 49ers locker room

Will 2014 be Jim Harbaugh's final year in San Francisco? (USATSI)
Will 2014 be Jim Harbaugh's final year in San Francisco? (USATSI)

The 49ers regular season hasn't even started and there's already locker room trouble in San Francisco. According to, coach Jim Harbaugh is already losing the 49ers locker room. 

The team has had some tense situations over the past couple seasons, but players have been willing to overlook things because the 49ers have been winning. According to, the problem is that some players are beginning to think that things might 'spiral out of control' if the 49ers start losing. 

Veterans in the 49ers locker room weren't happy about practicing with Baltimore in August, according to San Francisco opened the preseason against the Ravens on Aug. 7 and stayed in Baltimore a few days afterward to practice with the team. The Ravens are coached by Jim's brother John Harbaugh. 

Apparently players aren't happy that the entire offseason has been all Jim Harbaugh, all the time. Besides the practices set up by Jim and John, the team has also dealt with non-stop talks about a possible contract extension for Jim and lets not forget about the Browns trade talk involving Harbaugh in February. 

Adding more intrigue to this thing is Jay Glazer of Fox Sports. In 2011, Glazer was one of the first to report that the 49ers were interested in Jim Harbaugh. Now Glazer believes that 2014 will be Harbaugh's last season in San Francisco. 

"I'd be surprised if Jim Harbaugh is back in San Francisco next year," Glazer said on Sunday. 

Harbaugh is going into the fourth year of a five-year deal he signed with the 49ers in January 2011. The 49ers are 41-14-1 under Harbaugh, but if the team gets off to a slow start this year, Harbaugh could be gone. 

The 49ers open the regular season on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET in Dallas. 

CBS Sports Writer

John Breech has been at CBS Sports since July 2011 and currently spends most of his time writing about the NFL. He's believed to be one of only three people in the world who thinks that Andy Dalton will... Full Bio

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