Thursday, September 19, 2013
Harbaugh, 49ers have streaks on the line
By Bill Williamson
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jim Harbaugh has made the San Francisco 49ers into winners.
Since he took over in 2011, the 49ers have a streak of 34 games without having a losing record. That's tied with Houston for the longest current streak in the NFL, according to ESPN Stats & Information.
However, after the 49ers lost to Seattle to fall to 1-1, they are in danger of having a losing record with if they fall to visiting Indianapolis Sunday against.
Still, the odds are with the 49ers.
Under Harbaugh, the 49ers are 7-0 in games following a defeat. They have won those games by an average of 16.7 points. That is a testament to Harbaugh’s intensity and thirst for victory.
Plus, the 49ers have won four straight home games and are 14-2-1 at home under Harbaugh. So, the chances the 49ers stay a winner under Harbaugh are strong.