The San Francisco 49ers are looking to the animal kingdom for inspiration as they take on the New Orleans Saints this Saturday. Specifically, they are looking to the honey badger, the animal whose fearlessness was praised in the popular YouTube video.
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has shown the video to his team, spliced in with season highlights. He was also heard yelling, "Honey badger don't care about no lights!" during electricity problems during their win over Pittsburgh.
If the NFL were to pick a Honey Badger Coach for the most fearless, clearly Harbaugh would win. He was not afraid to smack the back of Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz after handing him his first loss of the season. He took a team that was 6-10 and turned them into a division-winning, 13-3 team. Jim Harbaugh don't care about the Saints. Jim Harbaugh just takes what he wants.
Other popular content on the Y! network:
• Michael Silver's NFL playoff rankings: Raiders owner in over his head
• NFL draft watch: Robert Griffin III joins sizable group turning pro
• Y! Health: Ten surprising health benefits of beer