Jim Harbaugh discusses "The Handshake." (Photo: 49ers)

On Sunday the 49ers’ Jim Harbaugh rubbed Detroit coach Jim Schwartz the wrong way by celebrating a bit too enthusiastically after a quick and dirty post-game handshake, which started an on-field fracas between the two teams.

Yesterday, Harbaugh said he’d try to improve his post-game handshaking technique.

“It was an unfortunate incident…and I take responsibility for my part in that,” Harbaugh said.

On a reporter’s question on whether Harbaugh needed to “tone it down a little” after the game:

“I think you can get better at everything. We’re always striving to get better as a team at everything we do, and personally I can get better at the post-game handshake and will attempt to do that.”

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