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Detroit newspaper use wrong Harbaugh on front page

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We are about 24 hours past the end of the NFL regular season and Black Monday has already seen several head coaches face the axe, but one has landed on his feet.

Former San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has all but signed on the dotted line to take over the role of head coach of the Michigan Wolverines.

Harbaugh is everywhere today with his arrival as the new Michigan head coach is almost a foregone conclusion.

With everybody at the alma mater of Harbaugh and New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady excited about his arrival, one news outlet let excitement get the better of them.

The Detroit Free Press were the outlet in question as they attempted to welcome Harbaugh to the state.


They posted the headline "All signs point to Harbaugh at U-M" but it is the picture that is even more interesting.

Next to the headline is a big picture of Harbaugh, but unfortunately, it is the wrong brother!

Jim's brother and head coach of the Baltimore Ravens John Harbaugh is the man on the front page and the Detroit Free Press with egg on their face.

John Harbaugh may have been on the front page in Detroit, but his team would also have been on the front page around Baltimore.

The Ravens secured a wildcard spot in this year's play-offs yesterday with their win over the Cleveland Browns and Harbaugh now faces the prospect of a trip to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Should Harbaugh - the right one, make the move from California to Michigan, then the start of his career has already gotten off to an interesting start.

A new challenge

Harbaugh has now ended his three year tenure as head coach of the 49ers and is set to leave the NFL completely.

In Harbaugh's time in California, the 49ers reached a Super Bowl and two NFC Championship games.

This year however it has been a different story with the 49ers who failed to reach the post-season.

They fell to third in the NFC West and many of their big stars this season have failed to perform at their usual levels.

Harbaugh would have been a good candidate for some NFL teams looking for a head coach with the Oakland Raiders being named as a team who were interested.

He has however decided to return to where he spent his college days and only time will tell if he can repair his reputation.

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