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I knew this day would come, I just didn’t know when.  I was fully aware that the Lions would not win all 16 contests this year, but as a fan there is hope for every game.  The Lions’ streak has come to an end, and now I have to write about a Lions loss for the first time. Honestly, I thought it would happen sooner.  Down 20-0 in the Metrodome I all but wrote the Lions off, and then the following week in Dallas the Lions again snagged victory from the jaws of defeat.  While it was finally time for Detroit to lose its first game of the year, at 5-1 the Lions are still very much in the hunt for the playoffs, so don’t jump off the bandwagon yet. At times today I very much wanted to jump, especially when I took a closer look at Matt Stafford and the offense.  The offense had many opportunities to take full control of the game, but failed to do so time and time again.  What was even more frustrating was the fact that the Lions used their most dangerous offensive weapon so sparingly.  Yes,...

Jim Schwartz, Detroit Lions will move on from 'regrettable situation' against San Francisco 49ers

"There's nothing going forward between us, personally, and between the two teams," Schwartz said about his dust-up with 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh.

Schwartz says he's spoken to league about dustup

When Detroit coach Jim Schwartz talks during the week, he's like many NFL coaches - choosing his words carefully, avoiding controversy and saying little that might motivate an opponent.

Lions Coach Jim Schwartz Goes After 49′ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Following Lions Loss

The Detroit Lions suffered their first defeat of the season at the hands of the San Francisco 49′ers, 25-19. But the real fight happened after the game. Lions coach Jim Schwartz had an issue with the excessive exuberance 49′ers coach Jim Harbaugh displayed after the win. Schwartz chased down Harbaugh after a brief handshake to have an extended conversation with him??  The two...

49ers' win in Detroit marred by coaches' spat after

DETROIT -- - Jim Harbaugh charged across the field, lifting his shirt to expose his belly to attempt a chest bump. He extended his right hand to Jim Schwartz for a shake and slapped him on the back with his left hand. Schwartz didn't like what was done or said - claiming he heard an expletive...

Sweeping Schwartz-Harbaugh under rug?

PFT: The league got it wrong by not punishing Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz for their postgame incident. Sure looks like the NFL wanted to sweep it under the rug.

UFC: Ultimate Fighting Coaches?

In light of the sparks that flew between Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz yesterday, we had an interesting conversation last night that essentially boiled down to this question: Which NFL head coach would you take in a fight?'s NFL Week 6 "Post" Game Play of the Week: Harbaugh vs Schwartz

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Jim Harbaugh, rookie head coach of the San Francisco 49er's, has his team at 5-1. Yesterday after the game in Detroit, an extremely reved up Harbaugh appeared to have gone a little overboard with Lions coach, Jim Schwartz. Schwartz did not appreciate it and chased Harbaugh down to discuss things. It then got pretty...

Jim Harbaugh: What set him off at the end of the Lions game

OK, here it is, the last word on the belabored commotion between Jim Harbaugh and Lions coach Jim Schwartz . After long study and intense scrutiny, we have finally discovered what made Jim Harbaugh act like a middle schooler on the last day of class. It was the symbolism of un-tucking his shirt....

ONLINE ONLY Which Jim was at fault Sunday: Schwartz or Harbaugh?

Forget the football. That little altercation between Detroit coach Jim Schwartz and San Francisco coach (and former Ravens quarterback and current sibling of John Harbaugh) Jim Harbaugh was the talk of the NFL on Sunday. The two coaches had to be separated after the post-game back slap following the 49ers' victory.

Lions' Best has recurrence of concussion symptoms

Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz says running back Jahvid Best began experiencing 'concussion-like symptoms' after Sunday's game against San Francisco.

Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best suffers third concussion in last two years

Best exhibited symptoms following the Lions' 25-19 loss San Francisco, Jim Schwartz said.

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Won't Apologize Because Apologies Seem Like Excuses

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh admits that his postgame handshake needs a little work, but the 49ers coach isn't apologizing to Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz, or anyone else, for that matter, despite the firestorm according to Steve Corkran of Harbaugh and Schwartz engaged in some heated words in the wake of the 49ers' 25-19 victory over the Lions on Sunday...

Terry Foster: 'Handshake-gate' result of cauldron of emotions

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has been around the game long enough to know you don't go bouncing up to a defeated opponent and glad-hand him as if you've found a long-lost friend. That is why he got run down by Lions coach Jim Schwartz during the bump-chase-and-swear handshake following the Niners' victory over the Lions Sunday at Ford Field.
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