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Harbaugh made call any coach would

Tough decision based on results, regardless of message to injured players

Originally Published: November 30, 2012
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

There is no rule, written or unwritten, that says a player can't lose his starting job in the NFL because of injury. It is a nice concept -- fair and honorable and just, given the demands of the job and the inherent risk of injury -- but it simply isn't true, no matter what any coach claims.

Starting jobs are won and lost every week because this is a results-oriented business. Coaches don't typically keep their jobs for long. They must win now. So they always go with the players ...

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