Jim Harbaugh takes a jab at his former employer


Michigan was flagged for a rare intent to deceive penalty against Rutgers when tight end Jake Butt appeared headed for the sidelines before lining up and catching a long pass. Defending the play in his postgame press conference, Harbaugh said quarterbacks are trained to always hit open receivers, alluding to "an NFL game" where the defense "didn't cover a receiver, and the quarterback handed it off and got maligned by scribes." It was, of course, a reference to the 49ers and Colin Kaepernick, who failed to hit a wide-open Torrey Smith two weeks ago. Good one, Jim. (Hat tip to our 49ers blog, Niners Nation)