Jim Harbaugh Deal Falling Through on 49ers, Billick Is Next Best Candidate

January 6, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Miami Dolphins seem to have stolen the leviathan most 49ers fans believed their team had hooked. Jim Harbaugh is being wooed by the Miami Dolphins with a sum of money—believed to be to the tune of nearly $8 million—that San Francisco may simply not be able to compete with.
Just as some the more skeptical fans were warming up to the idea of Harbaugh in the wake of his Orange bowl domination, it appears the high-profile coach is out of the 49ers reach.
So What's Next?
The 49ers are moving forward, interviewing more candidates each day, and although there is no reason to completely abandon hope of keeping Harbaugh on the Peninsula, contingency has suddenly become a true necessity.
Josh McDaniels seemed like the logical next guy. As a young offensive mind with a reputation for grooming quarterbacks, McDaniels is basically a can of Harbaugh Lite. The former Denver head coach reportedly is not interested in the San Francisco 49ers head coaching...

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