Golden Nuggets: Jim Harbaugh Signs With 49ers

After the way this past week has gone, I'm fairly certain there is nobody in the free world, or at least among 49ers fans, that doesn't know that yesterday Jim Harbaugh agreed to a five year contract with the San Francisco 49ers worth $25 million. We had a whole ton of coverage of the event yesterday, as well as in the days leading up to it. We have a whole section dedicated to the past two weeks of coverage since Mike Singletary was fired after Week 16. I recommend heading over there to recount the descent into madness many of us suffered. All I know is I plan on getting a ton of sleep this weekend.

As we move forward, Jed York's quotation to open things is appropriate. Our work doesn't end with the hiring of Jim Harbaugh, but rather it only just begins. I'd love to see 1,000 thread comments going up five times a day, but I can recognize how exhausting that has been. However, definitely keep checking in at Niners Nation as we prepare for the Jim Harbaugh era. There is so much to discuss and hopefully little time to discuss it (I'm looking at you NFL and NFLPA!). We'll have some non-Harbaugh coverage today in the form of a playoff thread, but of course we'll also have some more Harbaugh throughout the day.

Maiocco: Harbaugh-Baalke union will define 49ers (CSN Bay Area)

Barrows: Right "fit" trumps money, control in Baalke-Harbaugh relationship (SacBee.com)

Barrows Niners win Harbaugh sweepstakes; Coach to sign five-year deal (SacBee.com)

New 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh: 'Losing is not an option' (SJ Mercury News)

49ers land Harbaugh: Huge victory for Jed York, and Trent Baalke (Tim Kawakami - SJ Mercury News)

Candid Cam: 49ers score Harbaugh (SJ Mercury News)

Jim Harbaugh on coaching the 49ers: 'I accept this competitive challenge' (Examiner.com)

Jed York gets his man, Jim Harbaugh (Bay Area Sports Guy)

Baalke Dedicated to Winning (49ers.com)

Harbaugh Ready to Compete (49ers.com)

Harbaugh stiff-arms dysfunctional Dolphins (Yahoo! Sports)

Staying local: 49ers land Harbaugh as coach (PressDemocrat.com)

Branch: Competition, not cash, influenced Harbaugh Inside the 49ers (PressDemocrat.com)

Sando: Getting Harbaugh should silence critics (ESPN.com)

Sando: Jim Harbaugh a 'home run' for 49ers (ESPN.com)

Sando: Highlights from Harbaugh news conference (ESPN.com)

Killion: Will Jim Harbaugh succeed as Niners' new coach? (SI.com)

Jim Harbaugh Relishes Challenge of Guiding 49ers to Glory Again (NFL FanHouse)

Harbaugh vs. Carroll just what NFC West needs (NFL.com)

Jim Harbaugh joins 49ers for 'perfect' opportunity (USA Today)

Ravens coach John Harbaugh on brother Jim: 'He's the right man' to coach 49ers (USA Today)

Jim Harbaugh Headed To The NFL, Accepts Head Coach Job With 49ers (SB Nation Harbaugh Story Stream)

Yesterday on Niners Nation

Jim Harbaugh 49ers Press Conference: Clearing Up Misconceptions | Fooch
Jim Harbaugh 49ers Press Conference: This Is A Confident Man | Fooch
2011 AT&T Cotton Bowl: LSU VS. Texas A&M | Drew K
Jim Harbaugh Hired By 49ers: Live Press Conference | Fooch
Jim Harbaugh Signs 49ers Contract; It's Official! | Tre9er
Breaking: Jim Harbaugh Expected to Sign 5-Year Deal with 49ers!! | Tre9er
Jim Harbaugh Watch: Youth vs Experience, or, What Quality is Best for a HC? | smileyman
Caption This!: Jim Harbaugh Edition | howtheycored
Jim Harbaugh Watch: Why He Might Choose Stanford Over The 49ers | Fooch
Golden Nuggets: Jim Harbaugh And Stuff | Ninjames

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