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Harbaugh: "A little too hard a handshake there"

Jim Harbaugh sure knows how to give a victory handshake. And the 49ers sure know how to finish off watershed victories on the road. Harbaugh's exuberant post-game handshake with Lions coach Jim Schwartz after Sunday's defining 25-19 win had Schwartz chasing after him like a sore loser. Here, Harbaugh gives his takes on that exchange and other key moments in San Francisco's huge comeback victory.

Q: Was that just a tremendous, gut-check, winning performance by your defense against an explosive offense on the road? Harbaugh: I wholeheartedly agree. That was a great defensive performance by our football team. I'm so proud of our guys today. Q: Can you explain what happened after you shook hands at the end of the game with Lions coach Jim Schwartz? Harbaugh: Yeah, yeah. I was really revved... Recommended Stories