|Written by Chris Vannini|
Posted by: Chris Vannini on January 13, 2013
John Harbaugh knew he was a part of something special.
The Ravens scored a 38-35 double overtime victory over the Denver Broncos on Saturday night, and Harbaugh knew it was one of the greatest games in NFL history, as he addressed in his opening comments.
"Thanks for being here," Harbaugh told the media. "Thanks for bearing witness to one of the greatest football games you're ever going to see. ... That football game did the game of football proud. I'm just proud and grateful to be associated with this game. Humbled for the opportunity to stand on the sideline in a football like that.
"Grateful for the opportunity to stand with a bunch of men that, through an incredible amount of adversity, stood together, never wavered and never cracked. A punt return to start the game, a kickoff return to start the second half, numerous plays back and forth in a battle, and our guys did not crack. I credit it to the faith that our team has in their lord above, whoever that is for each one of our guys.
"A trust and a faith in a greater power, a spiritual strength that is just throughout our football team. I have to say that. I have to say that."
You can watch Harbaugh's press conference by clicking here.
Chris Vannini is the lead writer for CoachingSearch.com and has covered Michigan State sports for The State News, The Oakland Press and MLive.com. He writes a weekly column for the Detroit Free Press on behalf of SB Nation. Vannini lives in Big Ten country, so his foot speed is far from SEC caliber, but his pulse on coaches is hard to match. Be sure to follow @CoachingBuzz on twitter and send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
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