They are NFL coaches on opposite ends of the country, so it isn’t often that the Harbaugh brothers have a get-together in August. The exception to the rule will occur Thursday.
It’s pre-season football, so you’re not going to see anything that resembles a regular season game plan with the exception of the numbers on the player’s backs. And if you’re looking for the majority of starters, they’ll be on the sidelines.
A little over a year after facing off in the Super Bowl, Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers and John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens are again leading the National Football League on the stat sheet, this time for the highest number of players on the roster arrested this offseason.
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh admitted on CBS’ “The Late Show With David Letterman” Thursday night that he hasn’t spoken to his brother, San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, since the Super Bowl.
The Harbaugh family sure knows how to throw a Super party. In the end, it was older brother John Harbaugh and his Baltimore Ravens who came out on top, hanging on for a 34-31 win over Jim Harbaugh and his San Francisco 49ers in a Super Bowl that had everything.
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh says his team is “ready” to go after what would be the franchise’s sixth Super Bowl win, tying an NFL record. The coach indicated that the team practiced at a “consistently outstanding” level in the days leading up to the Big Game in the Big Easy.
Preparing their respective teams for Super Bowl XLVII might have been easier for John and Jim Harbaugh than having to downplay the distraction of becoming the first brothers to coach against one another on the NFL’s biggest stage.
Working separately, John and Jim Harbaugh each guided their team to the Super Bowl. They will be on opposite sidelines Sunday, John as head coach of the Baltimore Ravens and Jim with the San Francisco 49ers.
Sunday, it’s the Harbaugh Super Bowl. On Friday, it will be the Harbaugh dual press conference. Thursday offered the Harbaugh dual practice.
Jack and Jackie Harbaugh are spending Super Bowl week celebrating the good fortune of having two sons at the pinnacle of pro football.