ALLEN PARK, Mich. Black Monday hit hard around the NFL with numerous teams making major changes, but apparently not the 4-12 Detroit Lions.
While Coach Jim Schwartz wouldn't confirm that he's been told he's returning for 2013, he sounded and acted like that must be the plan.
Schwartz called it "business as usual" around the Lions' practice facility during his final news conference of the season.
"We're on our normal end-of-season wrap-up," Schwartz said when asked whether he's met with the Ford family, which owns the club. "They're heavily involved in that."
If there are changes, it could be on the coaching staff, but Schwartz said he hadn't met with his assistants to discuss their future as of late Monday morning.
"Nothing right now," Schwartz said of any possible turnover on his staff. "We have some coaches under contract. Other guys whose contracts are up. We worked very hard to keep our staff together last year. Don't know if we'll be able to do the same thing. We'll just ...