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The situation between San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, his players, and the team's upper management might already be too broken for the parties to come to some sort of working accord after the season is through.
According to FOX Sports' Jay Glazer (via Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report), the end of the 2014 season will spell the end of Harbaugh's time with the 49ers:
Glazer: no way Harbaugh comes back next year, even if team wins championship.
— mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) October 5, 2014
This comes after NFL Network analyst Deion Sanders cited an unnamed source within the San Francisco 49ers locker room who stated that the players are tired of Harbaugh and want him out as soon as possible.
Reports of strained relations within the locker room are not new during Harbaugh's tenure, with NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport reporting earlier in the season that players are tired of the fact that the demanding head coach "kind of treats them like children."
“In fact, on planes, I’m told, they’re not allowed to play music, they’re not allowed to play cards," Rapoport said, via Marc Sessler of NFL.com. "Small things, but these are the things that really can rankle players, even though the veterans do get to sit in first class.
Add in on-again, off-again reports of a power struggle between Harbaugh and GM Trent Baalke, and signs continue to point to an exit for the suddenly-embattled San Francisco 49ers head coach after the 2014 NFL season.
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