Here is the lead to today’s column about Jim Harbaugh:

There is so much at stake for Jim Harbaugh today. Every week, there is so much at stake for his reputation and his standing among NFL coaches.

Those statements probably seem hard to believe. He’s already shown he’s the boy wonder as coach — although, he’s not such a boy anymore. What possibly could be at stake for him today in the NFC championship game against the Falcons?

Just this. If Harbaugh loses, he didn’t make progress from his first season. He got to the exact same spot and stopped dead. See you later, Jim. Have an enjoyable offseason.

To read the entire column, click here.