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What a weird year for the Lions. They outgained opponents by nearly a thousand yards, but still went 4-12, losing their final 8, after entering the year with hopes of improving on a 2011 playoff appearance. A 3-8 record in games decided by 7 or less and a 30th ranked -16 turnover differential doomed them and they were once again one of the most penalized teams in the NFL. Fortunately...
Normally, I see these stories and read them because they are uplifting. However, normally these type of feel good stories come with media attention, cameras and press. Now, I do not want to sounds like a cold hearted, pessimist who only thinks teams bring in people with life threatening diseases or conditions to look good, but it is true that the media is often asked to attend these...
Jim Schwartz and his Detroit Lions staff will be coaching the South team in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 26 in Mobile, Ala.
It is the second time in three years that Schwartz and company will coach in the all-star game for college seniors. In 2010, they led the North to a 31-13 victory.
Schwartz said earlier this week that his staff would "embrace the opportunity" to work...
Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz and his assistants will direct the South squad in the Senior Bowl, and Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen and his staff will run the North team.
Schwartz coached the North to a 31-13 victory in 2010.
''I think there is some insight involved in getting to know those guys over a course of the week,'' Schwartz said Thursday. '&...
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) Crews renovating the Pontiac Silverdome have deflated the roof ahead of the start of work to return the former home of the Detroit Lions to use.
Silverdome events coordinator Alex Loewy says stadium owner Triple Investment Group LLC will begin renovations this spring and summer. He says work will include a new roof with solar panels.
Loewy tells The Oakland...
Jim Schwartz is 1-0 in Senior Bowl games as a head coach, his last win coming in 2010.
For the second time in Jim Schwartz’s head coaching career, he and his staff will get the opportunity to coach some of the top college prospects ahead of this year’s NFL draft in the Senior Bowl.
Last time Schwartz and his motley crew of Gunther Cunningham and Scott Linehan coached the Senior...