Jim Harbaugh On Postgame Confrontation: 'Handshake Was Too Hard'

Jim Harbaugh is already making waves in the NFL, both with his wins and his demeanor. And it's pretty great to watch unfold. Tell me you weren't entertained watching Harbaugh dance around like a fool after his San Francisco 49ers beat the Detroit Lions on Sunday. And tell me it wasn't entertaining to see his little "skirmish" with Detroit head coach Jim Schwartz.

So what happened? Handshake was too hard, Harbaugh said.

"I was really revved up. That wasn't me, just shook his hand too hard. ... That's on me. Handshake was too hard."

This quote is the best quote. Just picture Harbaugh, all revved up and intense, muttering that he shook Schwartz's hand with too much vigor.

In reality, Schwartz was probably upset with both the public celebration right in his face and the breach of decorum following the game. Coaches are supposed to shake hands and be civil, then go celebrate. Harbaugh did it all at once.

But does it matter? Harbaugh can dance if he wants to dance, and following a huge victory, he just wanted to get down with his bad self. Next time, though, be careful with the handshake, Jim.

For more on the 49ers, head over to Niners Nation. For more on the Lions, check out Pride Of Detroit. Follow the rest of Week 6 at SB Nation NFL.

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