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Thursday, May 26, 2011
49ers fans' favorite subject, with a twist

By Mike Sando
ESPN.com

Three quick thoughts after reading Eric Branch's piece suggesting San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh sees himself in quarterback Alex Smith:
Now, on to the chart. Harbaugh put up much better numbers after leaving the Bears, earning Pro Bowl honors one season. He had 79 touchdown passes with 61 interceptions with Indianapolis, Baltimore and San Diego. But his starting record after leaving Chicago was only 31-44. Quarterbacks are hugely important, but football is still a team sport.