Report: Miami joins 49ers in race for Harbaugh

Report: Miami joins 49ers in race for Harbaugh
January 6, 2011, 3:45 am
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Jan. 5, 2011MAIOCCO ARCHIVE49ERS PAGE 49ERS VIDEOMatt MaioccoCSNBayArea.comThe 49ers have a little company in the race to land Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh.Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross traveled to the Bay Area, along with general manager and former NFL executive Carl Peterson, to hire Harbaugh as head coach, ESPN reported Wednesday night.MAIOCCO: 49ers focus on Harbaugh, then what?
The 49ers had the first shot at Harbaugh, who met for several hours Wednesday with team president Jed York and new general manager Trent Baalke. The 49ers interviewed Raiders offensive coordinator Hue Jackson earlier in the day.The 49ers have fulfilled the requirements of the Rooney Rule, which requires every team to interview at least one minority candidate before hiring a head coach. The Dolphins have yet to fire coach Tony Sparano, so they have not interviewed a minority candidate.VIDEO: John Harbaugh on his brother Jim
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