San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh was on Bill Callahan’s staff in Oakland when the Raiders played in a Super Bowl that receiver Tim Brown recently accused Callahan of throwing. Suffice to say, Harbaugh thinks Brown’s accusation is hogwash.
Harbaugh told Bob Glauber of Newsday that Brown “was not factual at all and I really think he should be ashamed of what he said.”
Brown claimed last month that Callahan changed the Raiders’ offensive game plan at the last minute just before the Super Bowl 10 years ago because he wanted to lose to his old boss, Bucs coach Jon Gruden. Callahan refuted Brown’s claim in strong terms, and Harbaugh absolutely agrees with Callahan.
“I totally concur with everything Bill Callahan said,” Harbaugh said.
Brown backed off his claims about Callahan after he was harshly criticized for them. But Harbaugh’s comments suggest that for some of the coaches on that Raiders staff, it’s far too late for Brown to put the toothpaste back in the tube.