Found November 07, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Jim Schwartz
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Bob Wojnowski, columnist for The Detroit News, sat down with Lions coach Jim Schwartz in his office for a lengthy interview during the bye week. Their conversation ran the gamut.

Detroit Lions add yet another running back, turning back to the past

The Detroit Lions have had issues at the running back position this season, ranking 28th offensively. RB Mikel Leshoure was drafted in the second-round of this year’s NFL draft in order to compliment speed back, Jahvid Best. Leshoure was lost for the season with an injury in pre-season and Jahvid Best has been dealing with concussion injury issues this season, his return this...

Bears vs. Eagles Presents an Interesting Case for Detroit Lions Fans

Week Nine is almost in the books but there is still the Monday Night Football game to play and it presents an interesting dilemma for Detroit Lions fans. This season has changed the way Lions fans have to watch other games since the Lions appear poised to make a run at a playoff spot. “Which team I like best” or “I just want to see a good game” has to be replaced by “Which...

Drew Stanton hosts fund-raiser to give kids shopping trip

Two years ago, Lions quarterback Drew Stanton showed up at a local retail store to support former teammate Ephraim Salaam, who bought presents and hosted a shopping trip for needy children around the holidays. Stanton was so moved by the experience that he decided to get involved and help fund his own holiday shopping trip for children through Southfield-based Orchards Children's Services.

Leonard Davis to sign with Detroit Lions

Offensive lineman Leonard Davis will sign with the Detroit Lions, according to a Tweet from his agents Bruce and Ryan Tollner at Rep 1 Sports Group.

Lions bring back Kevin Smith

The Detroit Lions have brought back a familiar face at running back. Kevin Smith, a 2008 third-round draft pick of the Lions, will return to the team, a league source told PFT’s Mike Florio. Smith was the Lions’ primary ball carrier in his first two seasons, gaining 976 yards as a rookie and 747 yards…

Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best not expected to play on Sunday

According to a published report on ESPN, Detroit RB Jahvid Best is not expected to play on Sunday as he recovers from a concussion injury.

Report: Lions to sign OG Davis

The Detroit Lions are planning to sign former Pro Bowl offensive guard Leonard Davis., citing a league source, reported that Davis had a tryout with the team Thursday. The 33-year-old Davis was released by the Dallas Cowboys in July. A former first-round draft pick of Arizona in 2001, Davis has started 153 career games.

Source: Lions RB Best unlikely to return Sunday

Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best is unlikely to play against the Chicago Bears on Sunday as he continues to recover from his most recent concussion, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Lions sign OG Smith, RB Davis to 1-year deals

The Lions put their stamp on two one-year contracts Monday, re-signing running back Kevin Smith and adding former Dallas Cowboys guard Leonard Davis.
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