Following the 49ers’ 25-19 victory over the Lions, Jim Harbaugh decided it would be a good idea to jump around Ford Field celebrating like he won a Super Bowl. Jim Schwartz took exception to the excessive celebrating and chased down Harbaugh to let him know of his displeasure. The two had to be physically separated when Schwartz caught up to Harbaugh, and the teams also decided to get involved.
Eric Branch, Vernon Davis and Anthony Davis were some of the San Francisco players who kept Schwartz away from Harbaugh.
When asked about the incident, Harbaugh responded:
“I was really revved up. That wasn’t me, just shook his hand too hard. … That’s on me. Handshake was too hard.”
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Here is Jim Schwartz giving his postgame conference and addressing the issue:
“I went to congratulate [Jim] Harbaugh and got shoved out of the way. . . . I didn’t expect an obscenity at that point.”
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video via @jose3030