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San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has had to deal with tensions between himself and the 49ers front office that has led to speculation that this will be the head coach's final year running the team he has taken to two NFC championship games and a Super Bowl in three years.
"I'd be surprised if Jim Harbaugh is back in San Francisco next year," said FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer on Sunday, reporting on tensions that extend now into the 49ers locker room.
No matter how Harbaugh’s year plays out, he will have at least one solid fan on the Chicago sideline next Sunday night when the Bears help open the 49ers new stadium.
Bears receiver Josh Morgan was a sixth-round pick of the 49ers in 2008. He had strong seasons with the 49ers in 2010-11 (26 starts, 96 catches) with Mike Singletary as 49ers head coach. Harbaugh arrived as head coach and Morgan was a fit with Harbaugh’s new offense.
“I was going into my fourth year there, coach Harbaugh’s first year, and I had probably one of the best training camps I’ve ever had,” Morgan recalled. “The first five games I was the leading receiver, people calling it my ‘breakout season.’”
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