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Others whiffed on Harbaughs

Brothers were considered for other top jobs before Ravens, 49ers landed them

Originally Published: February 1, 2013
By Adam Schefter | ESPN.com

NEW ORLEANS -- Long before the country focused in on the Harbaugh brothers, other teams did.

The first team to interview Jim Harbaugh for an NFL head-coaching job was the New York Jets. Four years ago, in an airport in Arizona, Jets owner Woody Johnson and three of his lieutenants spent hours meeting and discussing New York's head-coaching job with Harbaugh, according to sources.

They were the first ones to identify and interview Harbaugh for ...

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