In a shocking event Jim Harbaugh has just been traded from San Francisco to Cleveland. Cleveland who gets Harbaugh and QB Colt McCoy sends San Fran their 1st round pick for next year and DE/OLB Barkevious Mingo.
Harbaugh was asked about it and doesn’t seem interested in his new home. I managed to get in contact with Harbaugh himself and ask him a few questions and he did not hold back:
RW: Jim thanks for talking to us. What are your thoughts on being traded away against your own will?
Jim Harbaugh: “To be quite honest I think its complete bullshit. This San Francisco team was a below .500 team and I took them to Superbowl contenders. The fact that they are so willing to get rid of me and all the hard word and late nights I put up I feel completely disrespected.”
RW: Now that you officially belong to Cleveland what actions do you plan to do to fix this Cleveland team?
Harbaugh: “Well this wont be a 1 year rebuild. But I do like the fact I was able to bring Colt McCoy with. He is a great young man who I feel has a massive upside in the NFL. He gets a chance at QB before I plan on even taking a QB. We need some help on the Offensive Line, Runningback and a few holes on the defensive side before this team can compete.”
RW: Are there any positives out of this trade for you? Its clear you are not happy but are willing do your job here despite the disrespect from your former team.
Harbaugh: Well after shipping me off I don;t think I could go back to San Fran and look at the front office guys again with a smile or even have anything nice to say to them. The only positive I can see if that I get to see my brother twice a year now. Besides that im in a complete state of shock. It will time time to get this processed.”
There you have it. Jim Harbaugh/Colt McCoy to Cleveland and Barkevious Mingo + a 2015 1st Round Pick to San Fran. As this story makes the rounds its sure to cause a huge rift in the NFL and in locker rooms now that one of the top NFL coaches is sent to a completely different conference.
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