SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Jim Harbaugh Monday was unwilling to provide any insight into his weekend - a weekend following an embarrassing 19-3 loss to his heated rival, and a weekend in which a report leaked saying his next opponent is the favorite to be his employer in 2015.
In his first presser since Thanksgiving night - a frosty Harbaugh dodged questions about his relationship with team CEO Jed York, but did answer questions about how he feels about his future.
"I don’t worry about my future. I haven’t participated in any of that speculation," Harbaugh said. "I think I have a recessive gene for worrying about my own future. What I want is to attack this week in order to get this right."
Does Harbaugh want to be back with the 49ers next season, the last of his five-year contract?
"What I want is to attack this week and get it right," he responded.
York took to Twitter before the end of the loss to Seattle, Tweeting: "Thank you #49ersfaithful for coming out strong tonight. This performance wasn't acceptable. I apologize for that."
With the inter-Bay Area game coming up for the 49ers (7-5) Sunday against the Oakland Raiders (1-11), Sunday marks the start of the final quarter of the season. San Francisco will likely have to win all four of their remaining games in order to make the playoffs for the fourth straight season under Harbaugh, after he became the first coach in league history to reach the conference title game in his first three seasons.
Of course, one of those remaining games is in Seattle, where the 49ers haven't won since Harbaugh's first season in 2011, before quarterback Russell Wilson was drafted.
"It’s our job to move to move on without excuse, without apology, and get it right. Make it right. That’s our intentions," Harbaugh said.
The 49ers need to get things right on the offensive side of the ball. They have scored less than 20 points in five of their last six games, including Thursday when they had a season-low 164 yards of total offense.
Coordinator Greg Roman has taken much of the heat for those offensive struggles after San Francisco came into the season with considerably more weapons at their disposal. They added wideouts Stevie Johnson and Brandon Lloyd, along with rookie running back Carlos Hyde, and have a healthy Michael Crabtree after he missed most of 2013 with an Achilles tear.
But the offense that averaged nearly 25 points per game last season is down to 19.2 in 2014. The defense, led by coordinator Vic Fangio, remains the fourth-ranked unit in the NFL allowing 307 yards per game.
With four games left, Harbaugh said there won't be changes to his offensive staff, nor has the front office asked him to make any.
"(I) have unwavering support for all our coaches and our players," said Harbaugh.