49ers coach second-guesses his Super Bowl play calling

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39520219 wrote:

My hats off to Jim and Colin. They played awesome and just came up short to a very good Ravens team. I think they have an amazing future! Go 49ers.

Feb 05, 2013 8:09pm EST  --  Report as abuse
davemutant wrote:

It’s over, done finished. Better luck next year.
It’s time for baseball!

Feb 05, 2013 8:19pm EST  --  Report as abuse
sandmok wrote:

he’s not good enough to call his own plays, especially in crunch time. does he think he’s Peyton Manning?

Feb 05, 2013 9:00pm EST  --  Report as abuse
ibleedpurple wrote:

doesn’t matter. If 49ers would have scored the TD Flacco still had around 2 minutes to get Ravens back into field goal range. 49ers should be grateful that power failure spared them a rout.

Feb 05, 2013 9:43pm EST  --  Report as abuse
PAC8 wrote:

“Great” team, just “above average” coach….Bill Belichick coaching that team would have won going away.

Feb 05, 2013 10:26pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Gandaffy wrote:

Coach Harbaughs decision to bench his veteran QB Alex Smith, his ACE, and replace his ACE with his WILD CARD, cOLIN kAPERNIK, cost the Forty Niners the SUPERBOWL.

PERIOD. With Alex Smith in, the forty 9ers WOULD HAVE WON IT ALL!

Feb 06, 2013 12:43am EST  --  Report as abuse
Gandaffy wrote:

THE FORTY NINER FAITFUL should all be 2nd guessing Harbaughs benching Smith for Kapernik.

Feb 06, 2013 1:11am EST  --  Report as abuse
RadioGuy87 wrote:

My own opinion. There were a batch of uncalled fouls against the Ravens in the 4th quarter. I was for the Ravens because I don’t like San Francisco but if you have it on a recorder, watch the last quarter. I better shut-up because I won quite a few bucks.

Feb 06, 2013 1:31am EST  --  Report as abuse
Parker1227 wrote:

Only the power outage saved the 49ers from complete humiliation.

Speaking of humiliation, good to see that New Orleans has it’s infrastructure back up to third world standards.

Feb 06, 2013 4:12am EST  --  Report as abuse
sailordude wrote:

Who else is happy the 49ers lost just because of Jim Harbaugh? I know I am. That and the fact that they play in a city that wants the country to be communist.

Feb 06, 2013 5:51am EST  --  Report as abuse

Kaepernick had a good run but lets face it – he is not the QB of the future nor is harbaugh any sort of person to lead a pro team. CLEAN HOUSE from top to bottom; the luck that fell into their lap this year will never happen again.

Feb 06, 2013 7:13am EST  --  Report as abuse
broussard323 wrote:

Any town that elects nancy pelosi needs to hang their head in shame…. Libtards, maybe we should give both teams a trophy,,,,,it’s only FAIR

Feb 06, 2013 7:20am EST  --  Report as abuse
OregonSnowman wrote:

SF got robbed of a TD when Crabtree was held and the official missed it. That would have won the game for them… I wish Jim had let Kaepernick scramble more. He only scrambled 3 times and got good yardage plus a TD. Look at all the scrambling Kaepernick did against the Packers.

Feb 06, 2013 9:15am EST  --  Report as abuse
Read-between wrote:

Jim has a good football mind, but changing QB in mid-season caused him to have to play the wrong QB in the SuperBowl. Alex Smith is built perfectly for the older, but ultra experienced d of the Ravens. 49ers could have won by 17 with Smith.

Feb 06, 2013 9:29am EST  --  Report as abuse
mascmen7 wrote:

SF 49ers play calling was unbelieveable. It appeared they were trying to forfeit the game passing from the 5 yard line 3 times. It worked. They gave the game to Baltimore. They ran so many times when passing was required. Coach is not very bright.

Feb 06, 2013 11:29am EST  --  Report as abuse
mascmen7 wrote:

SF 49ers play calling was unbelieveable. It appeared they were trying to forfeit the game passing from the 5 yard line 3 times. It worked. They gave the game to Baltimore. They ran so many times when passing was required. Coach is not very bright.

Feb 06, 2013 11:29am EST  --  Report as abuse
toledofan wrote:

The 49er’s wil be around for a while and they made a great rebound in the second half and could have won, but, fell alittle short. Experience is the best teacher and I’m sure in their short career with SF they have learned alot already.

Feb 06, 2013 12:33pm EST  --  Report as abuse
RobNclt wrote:

Jim Harbaugh apparently wishes (as I’m sure all losing coaches do) that everything possible had done his way. He faults officials for not calling holding. While watching the game that was recorded at my home there was holding and bumping all night long so the officials were consistent.

He should thank the city of New Orleans for that 34 minute power failure that change the momentum from the Ravens to the 49ers. I honestly believe that game would have been a blowout if that power failure had not happened. San Francisco’s players had that long face look you often see on losers but after the power failure they seemed more determined. They have gotten over that 108/109 yard run by the Ravens.

It’s over, he should just let it go!

Feb 06, 2013 12:44pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Usiku wrote:

Perhaps one day NFL play calling will become more dynamic and adaptable than scientific.

Feb 06, 2013 1:03pm EST  --  Report as abuse
crittertron wrote:

can’t second guess yourself the day after m8, it was one of the best super bowls in recent decades, 49rs should be proud of their playing and the Ravens should pound Tom Brady to dust again & go back next year :)

Feb 06, 2013 5:05pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Bobo_9 wrote:

Reading some of the comments bashing Coach Jim & the 49er’s is funny — 1 play different & the 49er’s would have won & Coach Jim would have been hailed a genius !!
His team ended up 2nd in the NFL – not too bad.
Overall it was a great game, & personally I’m thrilled that the Ravens won.

Feb 07, 2013 8:29am EST  --  Report as abuse
33553nn3t wrote:

Three plays to gain five yards. I would have ran it all three times. You are facing one of the best secondaries in the NFL and they lost their nose tackle earlioer in the game. why was 1) Kapernick alowed to audible at that moment with his limited experience and 2) why did they not take advantage of the disabled interior run defense?

Feb 10, 2013 12:35am EST  --  Report as abuse
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