If Richard Sherman gave the season's most impassioned postgame soundbite, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and Pam Oliver had the year's most awkward exchange. The FOX sideline reporter caught Harbaugh in the tunnel after the game. For some reason, she decided to go with the "grief counselor" tone as opposed to the usual straight reporter tone.
But the best part came after Harbaugh threw out a Hemingway quote, "A man can be destroyed but not defeated" from "The Old Man and the Sea."
Oliver responded in the same hushed tone a doctor uses to break news to a cancer patient: "Is that a quote?"
Just watch the whole thing: