Although they made a deeper playoff push a year ago, the 2013 season for the 49ers was far from a letdown. The team continued to improve each week, and heading into the off season know that they have a quarterback and defense that is going to make them contenders for years to come.
Mike Florio joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they talked about the Houston Texans coaching search, will they go after a recently fired coach, hot assistant or comfortable choice, Jim Harbaugh’s interest in University of Texas and the latest NFL playoff picture.
This week, Seahawks head coach Jim Harbaugh and safety Donte Whitner were made available. Here’s what they had to say:
Jim Harbaugh offered a parting shot at Packers linebacker Clay Matthews: Slapping is not the tough-guy way.
A power outage at the Super Bowl put the nation’s biggest sporting event on hold for more than a half-hour Sunday, interrupting an otherwise electric, back-and-forth game that ended with Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens as NFL champions thanks to a 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
Archie Manning, patriarch of the NFL’s best-known quarterbacking clan, says he’s glad the Super Bowl focus is on another family.
Bernard Pollard joins J&R to talk about the Ravens run to the Super Bowl, Ray Lewis and the rules that the NFL has instituted to protect players.
The Ravens came out of a three-game losing streak to make it to the big game in The Big Easy. December started off rough for the Ravens with consecutive losses to the Steelers, Redskins and Broncos. But as fate would have it, their lowest point became a turning point.
Jason Cole, of Yahoo, joins MaD Radio to talk about the two Championship games this weekend and why he believes that the Falcons have a better coach than the 49ers, which Mike vehemently disagrees with.
John Kincade, of 680 The Fan in Atlanta, joins MaD Radio to talk about the NFC Championship game between the Falcons and the 49ers. He also breaks down the coaching match up, or mismatch, and what we should expect from Colin Kaepernick.