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With Harbaugh’s price rising, Josh McDaniels could be 49ers backup plan

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Following reports that the Dolphins are making a major push to hire Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh, the 49ers have started to work on another possible coaching option.  And it probably won’t excite 49ers fans much.

The 49ers have reportedly had “initial discussions” with Josh McDaniels, according to Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News.

At first blush, this looks a move aimed towards leverage with Harbaugh.  But as Florio wrote last night, there is a belief Harbaugh is looking for $7 million a season.  Adam Schefter says the 49ers are “prepared to move on” from Harbaugh because they “won’t compete financially” with the Dolphins if Miami will meet Harbaugh’s price.

The San Jose Mercury News echoes Schefter’s report, saying the team is prepared to move on.  The 49ers thought Harbaugh was close at one point to accepting a $5 million-per-season deal before the Dolphins swooped in.  (Schefter says San Francisco’s offer is closer to $4.5 million.)

San Francisco owner Jed York indicated that he wanted to go for an offensive coach, so McDaniels makes sense in that respect.   Kawakami throws out other possible candidates: Rams offensive coordinatory Pat Shurmur,  Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer and former Ravens coach Brian Billick.

The 49ers have to get a final answer from Harbaugh before doing much of anything.   For a lot of Bay Area fans, losing out on him now would qualify as a bigger loss than the 49ers have suffered in a long time.

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  1. whynotusecommonsense says: Jan 6, 2011 9:21 AM

    Where’s Hue Jackson’s name? I guess his interview was just to satisy the Rooney Rule. Well at least they saved some money by not having to fly someone in to SF. That rule needs some work.

  2. jcjets says: Jan 6, 2011 9:22 AM

    McDaniels could be good with a strong GM to work with..he just can’t be the man in charge.

  3. waynefontes says: Jan 6, 2011 9:22 AM

    Josh McDaniels? He’s a winner with a proven track record.

    Honestly, McDaniels seems more like a Carolina Panthers type of hire. Then again, the 49ers have been the sh… pits ever since DeBartolo had to sell the team.

  4. ijr213 says: Jan 6, 2011 9:26 AM

    Josh McDaniels? Well, I guess it’s a good thing that Patrick Willis is young so their defense won’t be able to get that terrible….

  5. irishgary says: Jan 6, 2011 9:26 AM

    Yeah this makes sense. The guy was a complete disaster and has ruined Denver for a couple of years.

    Even the 9ers are not this dumb.

  6. gypjet says: Jan 6, 2011 9:27 AM

    Good luck with that SF. Can anyone imagine the franshise of Montana, Walsh, Young, and Rice having some little snot-nosed hack run the team? How low they have fallen.

  7. disturbedshifty says: Jan 6, 2011 9:27 AM

    The only way they should even consider hiring this ass clown is if they hire him as ONLY a head coach. He needs to have someone to answer to. This way he stays in check. Other wise he will trade away thier best players too.

  8. livenbreathefootball says: Jan 6, 2011 9:28 AM

    Harbaugh is letting the “hot coaching candidate of the year” thing go to his head. Just like no one should give a college kid who hasn’t taken a snap in the NFL millions of dollars based on potential, neither should one do that for a coaching candidate with no NFL Head Coach experience. Give him a decent first contract, then let him prove himself worthy of a second, big one.

  9. paulnoga says: Jan 6, 2011 9:28 AM

    Brian Billick would be the best. No Patriots HC Belichick assistant coaches are worth spit. He can not teach what he uses. McDaniel has nothing.

  10. melikefootball says: Jan 6, 2011 9:29 AM

    Josh McDaniels…are you kidding me? 49ers can you really go any futher down? Could this team be the next Lions? Josh McDaniels.

  11. flavordave says: Jan 6, 2011 9:29 AM

    Yeah OK. So the Niners want to save the 2 million so that they can hire a failure, fire him early, then pay him the remainder of his contract, INSTEAD of hiring the best available. Forget the QB, the Head Coach is THE most important part of a program. Go cheap, then you get cheap. They could own that crappy division for years, and fill the seats. Poor judgement.

  12. abninf says: Jan 6, 2011 9:31 AM

    whynotusecommonsense says:

    Where’s Hue Jackson’s name? I guess his interview was just to satisy the Rooney Rule.
    ———————————————

    You can blame Rooney for that. Unless you’re assuming Jackson won’t get hired just because of his skin color.

  13. dogpoundfan says: Jan 6, 2011 9:32 AM

    In a separate news story, the 49ers are looking to trade Frank Gore to the Cleveland Browns for quarterback Jake Delhomme…

  14. finfan316 says: Jan 6, 2011 9:33 AM

    The Rooney Rule needs does not need to apply for head coaches. It should be limited to the coordinators, which will eventually lead to more head coaching jobs. As it is not, its a joke. Teams interview some obscure position coach with no chance to be a head coach and then the real process begins. If it was for OC/DC, after the head coach was hired, then a young position coach might be impressive enought that teams dont just hire an old stand by (Gregg Williams or Wade Phillips).

  15. ppdoc13 says: Jan 6, 2011 9:34 AM

    Billick would be a really good choice. That team is ready to win and he is the guy to put it together.

  16. xpensivewinos says: Jan 6, 2011 9:34 AM

    I find that hard to believe.

    The 49ers just fired someone who was completely overmatched and overwhelmed as a head coach………..so they’re going to replace him with another one? I can see him being hired as an offensive coordinator for sure, but not as a head coach again this soon.

    The only way McDaniels could possibly get the job (or any head coaching job) would be if he agrees that he has zero input on personnel. That moron would trade Davis, Gore and Willis and five first round picks to get Tebow back before the ink dried on his contract. Idiot.

  17. canadian52niner says: Jan 6, 2011 9:35 AM

    Screw off Dolphins!!! What a dirt bag organization the Dolphins are, you have a coach under contract and you are out seeing if you can get a better one. This is utterly ridiculous that the league allows this.

    You don’t like your coach? Fire him then!!!

    I feel pretty sorry for Sparano being handled like this by such a third rate organization anyway.

    In the end, is it about the money Jimmy H or the Bill Walsh legacy? You sat and talked many times with the greatest head coach in the history of the NFL and respected his insights. Now you are going to crap all over the franchise he built with his blood, sweat, and tears.

    Ridiculous, if this comes true it will be a long time before we will forget it Dolphins!

    Niners Forever

  18. realitypolice says: Jan 6, 2011 9:36 AM

    Awesome.

    An owner and a head coach who both get carded at R rated movies.

    What a dumpster fire. Niner fans deserve better.

  19. beauregard says: Jan 6, 2011 9:37 AM

    According to the modified Rooney Rule The 49ers must interview a douche bag.
    McDaniel’s fills that requirement nicely.

    Be afraid 49er fans. Ask any Denver fan about the long term damage McDaniels can inflict in a few short years.

  20. chrisbermansdoublechin says: Jan 6, 2011 9:38 AM

    hopefully, Jed York isn’t this stupid … IF you’re going to pursue Harbaugh, your going to have to beat what Seattle gave Pete Carroll, & by pursuing him, I thought that was a given, there’s been no mention of Jon Gruden, & IF those two are out of their price range, there’s got to be at least a hundred better qualified candidated than Josh McDaniels, who not only stinks as a coach, but managed to run off his best players, … heck, Tom Cable would be a better choice, by a longshot.

  21. canadian52niner says: Jan 6, 2011 9:38 AM

    If a player wants to look at other teams while under contract he has to receive permission from the team … why doesnt the team have to receive permission from the coach to look at other coaches?

    As stupid as it sounds, this is just at brutal that the team is out there doing this to their coach. Ross is a jerk, we all know this, including Bill Parcells, but I really can’t believe Carl Peterson is involved in this, had a lot of respect for him during his time with the Chiefs.

    Niners Forever

  22. coachstram says: Jan 6, 2011 9:42 AM

    Just the fact they actually talked with McDaniels tells me where the real issues are with S.F.

    THATS the splash? THATS the big name?

    Stop dickin around, sign Harbaugh and move on. Cant believe it’s taken this long.

    As for McDaniels, he’s headed for KC.

  23. usa98j30t4 says: Jan 6, 2011 9:42 AM

    Ross Tucker brought up a couple of excellent points on Sirius NFL radio this morning. He can’t understand the infatuation with Harbaugh as it relates to the NFL. Brought up two points that I had thought about and couldn’t agree more on.

    1. Steve Spurrier and Nick Saban. Great college coaches. Not so much in the NFL.

    2. Steve Ross is the new Daniel Snyder. Great point and will probably have as much success.

  24. awdlmd says: Jan 6, 2011 9:44 AM

    He could then tape 49ers practices to his heart’s content.

  25. patriotsworld says: Jan 6, 2011 9:44 AM

    Wow, McDaniels worked out so well in Denver the Niners think he can work magic with them. No wonder this once great franchise is so bad now. I always liked the Niners but they are terrible now. Sad.

  26. pkrjones says: Jan 6, 2011 9:46 AM

    Mike Martz is an OC looking to become a HC. He hasn’t burned bridges in SF (yet) so may be an option. Unless they get him in quick during this bye week he can’t interview until the 17th, when the Bears are out of the playoffs.

  27. broncobourque says: Jan 6, 2011 9:51 AM

    San Francisco fans shouldn’t be that disapointed. First, Josh got a bit of a bad rap in Denver with ownership thinking they wanted real change and when it started happening and wasn’t popular with the fans they bailed. I would also think that he has learned from his mistakes and will be better in his next job.

    While some of his moves didn’t work out, that is true of all teams and he had some moves that worked out quite well. The 49ers also have a much better foundation on defense which is where the Broncos struggled the last 2 years.

    As a Broncos fan, this would also be good because it would create a possible landing spot for Orton. They had some success together in Denver and it is quite possible McD will want to bring in a QB who already knows his system, especially with no real incumbent to the job in SF.

  28. wwwmattcom says: Jan 6, 2011 9:51 AM

    I see Harbaugh going to the niners or the panthers. Niners, stay at home and succeed in a very poor division. Panthers, gets him his Andrew Luck at pick 1. Fins means facing Brady and BB twice a year, which I don’t think is fun for a rookie NFL coach.

  29. ez4me55 says: Jan 6, 2011 9:59 AM

    How can a college coach demand such a salary when untested at the Pro level… absolutely ridiculous…If there is a lockout I for one will not watch another NFL game as I did with baseball.. The whole sports industry is out of kilter..

  30. jpopejoy says: Jan 6, 2011 10:03 AM

    while i currently hate McDaniels…i’d kinda like the Chiefs to pick him up as OC, so hopefully 9ers don’t get him a HC job…

  31. harrisonhits2 says: Jan 6, 2011 10:03 AM

    Hopefully Josh learned a lot from the Denver experience and will do much better in Frisco.

    He does need a strong personnel man behind him though.

  32. papoose059 says: Jan 6, 2011 10:03 AM

    usa98j30t4
    Ross Tucker eh? The same guy who thinks Mike Vick should be given the death penalty? Ross is the new Snyder? Based of what? He has owned the team less than a year. He is also competing with a college team willing to pay Harbaugh more than the niners were. So of course he has to break the bank. And again, until Ross gives 100million to a lazy incompetent player, lets save the comparison.

    And the Dolphins signed 2 FA last year in Dansby and Marshall. That’s 2 better FA signings than Snyder ever has.

  33. bigtrav425 says: Jan 6, 2011 10:05 AM

    I think Harbaugh is just asking entirely way to much for not having any NFL head coachin exp…..i kinda think he is just askin to much because he doesnt wanna leave Stanford

  34. chrisbermansdoublechin says: Jan 6, 2011 10:05 AM

    hiring McDaniels would not only be a bad joke, it woulf bury the 49ers franchise with there fan base as long as the York family is running it … they FIRED Steve Mariucci after they lost a playoff game to TB, & haven’t come close to the playoffs since … IF they can’t get Harbaugh OR Gruden, WHY NOT bring back Mariucci? Brian Billick OR Schottenheimer would be interesting choices, John Fox OR Tom Cable would be OK, IF they can bring OC with them, who could jump start their offense. Pete Carmicheal is listed as the OC of the NO Saints, [even though Sean Peyton calls the plays] & the way the Saints run their offense, as a 49ers fan, I would hope they would give him consideration.

  35. artiesliver says: Jan 6, 2011 10:08 AM

    The Rooney rule is insulting and should be abolished.
    It says that black men are so weak and dependant on the white man that we have to give special rules. It’s reverse racism..
    It tells black men that they still need to rely on the white to get them work. And if we don’t have special rules for them they can’t possibly get a job without help from white people.
    It’s insulting.

  36. bronco1st says: Jan 6, 2011 10:10 AM

    Yaaay! The “McD’s Super Discounted Franchise Players” store is gonna reopen! Let’s see now, the Broncos could use a TE, Vernon Davis and a RB, Frank Gore, O-line Snyder and Lupati, and a SS, Taylor Mays. We should be able to get them straight up for Kyle Orton, Mcd always loved Orton. He may even throw in one of the rookie DEs to be reunited with Kyle. Get there early folks, the best deals are sure to go fast.

  37. bucfandango says: Jan 6, 2011 10:18 AM

    With a payroll in excess of $100Million, that extra $2Mil for the coach we want is just going to kill us.

    Enjoy living in the basement with the rest of the NFC West. No shortage of brains here. Is it any wonder their is no CBA yet?

    Maybe Josh McDaniels can play Quarterback too.

  38. jayzus says: Jan 6, 2011 10:21 AM

    McDaniel is a tsunami

  39. meso0rnery says: Jan 6, 2011 10:24 AM

    #
    whynotusecommonsense says: Jan 6, 2011 9:21 AM

    Where’s Hue Jackson’s name? I guess his interview was just to satisy the Rooney Rule. Well at least they saved some money by not having to fly someone in to SF. That rule needs some work.
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    That “rule” doesn’t need work, that “rule” is a joke. What adjustments should be made? You can’t force a team to hire a minority as a head coach. Most GMs know who they want to go after, before they even fire their current coach. What the Rooney rule does, is it totally humiliates the token black guy that has to sit through an interview, just to satisfy the liberal NFL. The League gets credit for having a “rule” for equal opportunity employment, but really, what they are doing is making a race issue out of something that was never that… This isn’t 1960. The GMs don’t hire people based on race,… they hire the guy who they think gives them the best chance to win a title.

  40. mizzouram says: Jan 6, 2011 10:33 AM

    This is the best news I’ve heard all year!!!

  41. andyprough says: Jan 6, 2011 10:34 AM

    McDaniels made quick work destroying the franchise of John Elway, and has the franchise of Joe Montana in his sights

    How long till he goes after the franchises of Bart Starr and Johnny Unitas?

  42. randolph32 says: Jan 6, 2011 10:34 AM

    The infatuation with Harbaugh is his NFL experience…none of the previous College coaches that failed have that, and I think that goes a long way….he KNOWS what it’s like to deal with a Mike Ditka and what he was thinking.

    Is he worth the big money, probably not, but he certainly has a better chance of being successful than Spurrier, Saben, et al….

  43. jpopejoy says: Jan 6, 2011 10:36 AM

    #meso0rnery says:
    Jan 6, 2011 10:24 AM

    That “rule” doesn’t need work, that “rule” is a joke. What adjustments should be made? You can’t force a team to hire a minority as a head coach. Most GMs know who they want to go after, before they even fire their current coach. What the Rooney rule does, is it totally humiliates the token black guy that has to sit through an interview, just to satisfy the liberal NFL. The League gets credit for having a “rule” for equal opportunity employment, but really, what they are doing is making a race issue out of something that was never that… This isn’t 1960. The GMs don’t hire people based on race,… they hire the guy who they think gives them the best chance to win a title.
    ————————-

    totally agree. could you imagine if NFL teams were forced to try out white half-backs and white nose tackles?!?!? so hypocritical that they apply this to only HC jobs, lol

  44. broncobourque says: Jan 6, 2011 10:36 AM

    It baffles me that so many people go out of their blame all of the Broncos troubles on McD.

    Do you guys realize that Belicheck wasn’t much better and had a lot of the same problems on his first job in Cleveland? He seems to be considered a decent coach now doesn’t he.

    How about Mike Shanahan in his first job with the Raiders, that went really well yet he seemed to redeem himself in Denver on his second job.

    Some coaches don’t succeed on their first job, for any number of reasons. Mike Lombardy who worked with Belicheck in Cleveland compared that situation with McD in Denver and said they were very similar.

    I guess most of you calling McD a complete failure and bashing the 9ers for considering him would have done the same when the Patriots hired Belicheck. There is no way you would admit it now since it would make you look quite foolish.

  45. mfclock says: Jan 6, 2011 10:41 AM

    ijr213 says:
    Jan 6, 2011 9:26 AM
    Josh McDaniels? Well, I guess it’s a good thing that Patrick Willis is young so their defense won’t be able to get that terrible….

    ————

    McDummy will trade Willis first chance gets. Trade away the stars for picks then blow them in the draft.

  46. eknirb says: Jan 6, 2011 10:45 AM

    Miami is sure a class outfit. Sparano is listed as their HC—-hasn’t been let go—yet these doofs are opening salivating after the flavor of the month.

    Wow. Pathetic.

  47. phinfan says: Jan 6, 2011 10:46 AM

    Stay away from Josh! Get Billick or Shottenheimer.

  48. phinfan says: Jan 6, 2011 10:47 AM

    Miami’s owner is going to get a great deal of hate come down on him hard if he doesn’t A.) Let Sparano go, then B.) interview a Rooney Rule.

  49. hooterdawg says: Jan 6, 2011 10:59 AM

    The author of this thread has to stop sucking up to his boss by referenced him as the source of information regarding Harbaugh’s salary. PFT is not a source for breaking news.

  50. hooterdawg says: Jan 6, 2011 11:02 AM

    It’s funny how a Buc fan is talking trash here after having just one decent season in a decade. No wonder Pat fans are obnoxious – they at least earned the right.

  51. hateithere says: Jan 6, 2011 11:07 AM

    If McDaniels is a serious canidate for the head coaching position in San Fran then I quit. Turn out the lights the partys over.

  52. johnnyshore says: Jan 6, 2011 11:09 AM

    Let’s look at the bright side of this. Josh Mcdaniels is already fully versed in how the 49ers practice. He knows what the players expect in practice, and how they behave in practice due to Spygate II, so he comes in with a familiarity of the 49ers that no outside coach has.

  53. steelerdynasty2010 says: Jan 6, 2011 11:11 AM

    @finfan316:
    i started reading and was about to jump all over that, but then you brought it home for me. i can certainly see your point though. however, minority coordinators and position coaches are the most diversely represented positions in both the NCAA and NFL. HC, not so much. definitely getting better in the NFL, but getting more ridiculous by the hire in the NCAA. i think where the rule is really necessary is in the NCAA, their hiring/interviewing practices are RIDICULOUSLY biased.
    @artiesliver:
    “It tells black men that they still need to rely on the white to get them work”
    -there arent any black owners, so they kinda do, but i see your point. i’d say it’s only insulting when you dont really have a shot at the job, and in those situations, they are free to decline the interview, but choose to go ahead anyway for whatever reason. I’m sure Tomlin, Caldwell, Dungy, Smith, etc. were not insulted (even though the rule was in place) because there was an actual chance they could get the job . but with the exception of Tomlin (i only leave him out because he was hired by the team of the man after whom the rule was named), who can say for sure if (all) those guys would have been interviewed if not for the rule? there’s just no way to know for sure.

    well at least the 9ers wont encounter much competition to sign McDaniels!

    Harbaugh:
    7 million for what? dude, it’s not like you’ve strung together Nat’l championships at Stanford. you didnt exactly resurrect SMU from the death penalty, so why the ridiculous asking price? unless that’s your polite way of declining the job without appearing to be an arrogant SOB who feels like he’s entitled to cherry pick his FIRST NFL HC JOB

  54. steelerdynasty2010 says: Jan 6, 2011 11:22 AM

    @jpopejoy:
    do you really think they dont give those players tryouts?

  55. steelerdynasty2010 says: Jan 6, 2011 11:34 AM

    @meso0rnery and jpopejoy:
    for the millionth time, IT REQUIRES AN INTERVIEW, that’s it, NOT a hire (a significant departure from an affirmative action program which would require a certain percentage of minorities in the workplace). why is this so offensive to you??? and more importantly, why is it so unreasonable?

  56. drexelvol says: Jan 6, 2011 11:49 AM

    I could see the Raiders being stupid enough to bring in McDaniels, but I though the 49ers were smarter than that.

    McDaniels has no business being a head coach in the NFL. Maybe a low-level assistant, but that’s it.

  57. randymossblewit says: Jan 6, 2011 11:50 AM

    I really like this. I know everyone else will hate it but he would be awesome paired with Baalke. You can’t argue with what he did with Matt Cassel

  58. bnwpnw says: Jan 6, 2011 12:11 PM

    As a Seahawks fan, I think this is a fabulous idea.

  59. bucfandango says: Jan 6, 2011 12:24 PM

    hooterdawg says: Jan 6, 2011 11:02 AM

    It’s funny how a Buc fan is talking trash here after having just one decent season in a decade.

    ____________________________

    Unless you’re a Patriot’s fan or Steeler fan, you really don’t have much room to run your suck. But sit back and watch Raheem’s Team come to your town and kick your butts for the NEXT Decade. I think you’re just a fan of your own ignorance.

  60. 49ersmang says: Jan 6, 2011 12:24 PM

    Jed York is waiting for MC Hammer to finalize the deal with Harbaugh.

  61. scheer1852 says: Jan 6, 2011 12:38 PM

    Call me crazy but I really dont think McDaniels is that bad of a choice. He’s not a bad coach, in Denver he didnt really have the talent, although that was his fault. I think if given another chance he can be a good NFL coach. Especially because he is a QB guy and the 49ers have a couple young QB’s to work with as well as the potential to draft one this April. Also, Schotenheimer from the Jets may not be a bad option as well. He developed Drew Brees and Philip Rivers.

  62. funkylovemonkey says: Jan 6, 2011 1:10 PM

    If Harbaugh falls through then the 9ers should wait until after the playoffs so they can start interviewing coordinators from half decent teams. There’s no rush once Harbaugh is off the table, and McDaniels is such a fundamentally dumb idea that you can almost hear the horrible screaming from every 49er fan.

    It’s become increasingly obvious, especially after this season with Belichick taking over both the offensive and defensive coordinator positions and having one of his arguably best seasons, Bilichick used his former coordinators as glorified clipboard holder. Think of all the coordinators that have come out of that organization that have looked completely clueless on the sidelines. McDaniels is no different. I hope this is an incorrect report, because hiring McDaniels makes no sense whatsoever. The only bright spot in his career at Denver was him leaving Denver.

  63. goldrush36 says: Jan 6, 2011 1:18 PM

    Dear god NO! That clown single handedly destroyed Denver. Man at least go after Billick

  64. meso0rnery says: Jan 6, 2011 1:43 PM

    #
    steelerdynasty2010 says: Jan 6, 2011 11:34 AM

    @meso0rnery and jpopejoy:
    for the millionth time, IT REQUIRES AN INTERVIEW, that’s it, NOT a hire (a significant departure from an affirmative action program which would require a certain percentage of minorities in the workplace). why is this so offensive to you??? and more importantly, why is it so unreasonable?
    ——————————————————————–
    I understand that it REQUIRES AN INTERVIEW. That was my point. I was saying that there is no way to modify the rule to make it better, short of forcing owners to HIRE minorities. The rule sucks, plain and simple. You are just getting defensive because Dan Rooney’s name is attached to it. Like I said, owners don’t hire coaches based on race. This rule is typical liberal non-sense. They make people think that they are being wronged because of race, and use it for their own agenda. Like Dan Rooney, using this as an attractive bullet on his resume, to get his gig in Ireland. I believe Obama appointed him. Oh, and I am a Steeler fan, so I’m not a “hater”. I think that minorities should be offended by this rule. I’d see it as a slap in the face. This is not the 60’s. Maybe the coaching candidates should hire agents to get them interviews.

  65. ohioniner says: Jan 6, 2011 2:20 PM

    McTerrible is a bad idea!! If Jed is that stupid to hire him I may have to reconsider my 33 year allegience to the Niners. Go after Billick, Gruden or Shottenheimer but for gods sake not Josh.

  66. steelerdynasty2010 says: Jan 6, 2011 5:40 PM

    @meso0rnery
    i agree that there’s not really a way to make it better. i think you answered your own question as to why it exists in the first place when you said “The League gets credit for having a “rule” for equal opportunity employment”. this is much like EVERY other employer who has to put that little disclaimer at the end of every application that they will not discriminate on the basis of blah blah blah. the nfl just took it one step further, yet stopped short of mandating hiring of minorities.
    “This rule is typical liberal non-sense”
    -so i guess you’re willing to accept that your opposition to it is elitist conservative nonsense. i thought you guys were the ones who were supposed to be above name calling?

    hate to be the bearer of bad news, but racism is still alive and well. are we still stuck in the 60s? obviously not. are we getting much CLOSER to racial equality? ABSOLUTELY, but we arent there yet. and please save me the “obama got elected” line. like i said, we are infinitely closer to equality, but didnt you see some of the people who opposed his election depicting him as a monkey, black sambo, arab, terrorist, etc. i somehow doubt they chose those depictions for his ideas about healthcare

  67. wuznotsobad says: Jan 6, 2011 5:42 PM

    $7M for Harbaugh? How many NFL games has he won when I wasn’t looking? Just crazy…

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