Tuesday, February 25, 2014

–OK, to the larger issue: What specifically has caused the tension between Harbaugh and Baalke? 
I’ve written a lot about the strains and frictrion, but while doing some radio interviews recently it became clear to me–thanks to some very good questions–that I haven’t really detailed how and why this might’ve happened, incident to incident. 
First off, only Baalke and Harbaugh really know exactly why they went from hill-running inseparables in March 2011 to dealing with each other suspiciously and only when necessary in November 2013… 
But after talking with people who know them, I can fill in some of the picture, I think…