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Many spectators, commentators and former NFL players have argued in the week since that while it might have been an infraction, a referee should just let the players play in that situation.
Naturally, Harbaugh continues to disagree with that sentiment.
"I would say it exactly like Bill Polian: A penalty is a penalty no matter when it occurs in a game," he told KBWF-FM radio via SportsRadioInterviews.com.
"It could occur in the first play of the game. It could occur on the last play of the game, or any play in between. That's the rules of football. You let 'em play or let 'em get away with something. Which would you rather have? Let's play the rules of the game. ... If there's a penalty then it's a penalty -- doesn't matter what kind of game. ... It's the rules of football. If it's a penalty, you call it. If you see it, you call it. That's how I feel about it."