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Yes, Jim Harbaugh, We Remember That Day, Too

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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh happens to be the same Jim Harbaugh, former Indianapolis Colts quarterback, that nearly got to the Super Bowl with a miracle catch-that-never-was against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1995 AFC Championship game.

He appeared on Pro Football Talk Live on Thursday and talked about that fateful day on January 14, 1996:

"Coming that close to your dream of participating in the Super Bowl, and then seeing it brush by your face in an instant, and you walk off the field and you go ‘there will be other days,'" Harbaugh said. "And then you realize it was the only day."

Of course, Kansas City Chiefs fans have a different perspective on all of this. That's because....well, it should have been us. Yes, it should have been the Chiefs playing the Steelers in that game en route to their first Super Bowl appearance in over two decades. You know it. I know it. Everyone knows it.

Unfortunately, the kicker-who-shall-not-be-named blew it -- three times, actually -- and January 7, 1996 has been ingrained into my mind as one of the most painful days of my life. I remember where I was, who was in our living room and even the ugly couch my folks had that I was sitting on. It was one of the first times in my relatively young career as a football fan that I was completely devastated.

And after listening to Harbaugh talk about that game, and the memories it brought back, I'm off to the liquor store. I can't handle this.