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Could the Oakland Raiders land Jim Harbaugh?

Jim Harbaugh's days wearing those black sweatshirts stitched with the 49ers logo appear numbered.

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported on NFL Network's GameDay Morning that "it would be a surprise" if Harbaugh returned to San Francisco next season.

This is not a new thought. Rapoport has previously broken down some players' discontent with the coach, and multiple outlets have said Harbaugh would be gone after this season.

One logical destination for Harbaugh's next NFL gig seemed to be Miami. The Dolphins pursued Harbaugh last time they were looking for a coach, and owner Stephen Ross has ties with Harbaugh through Michigan.

However, Rapoport says he has been told Miami is no longer in the market for Harbaugh.

"First of all, Joe Philbin appears safe at this point," Rapoport said. "Owner Stephen Ross does not want to fire him unless he absolutely is forced to. Plus, even if there was an opening, I am told Harbaugh is not on the Dolphins' radar."

Before the alumni base in Ann Arbor begins to swell with optimism, Rapoport notes that the Harbaugh family is unlikely to move from Northern California.

Harbaugh's wife doesn't want to leave the Bay Area, Rapoport reported, according to a source.

When we connect the dots, the Oakland Raiders --- who fired Dennis Allen earlier this season -- become a real candidate for landing Harbaugh, per Rapoport.

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