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Detroit Lions cornerback Drayton Florence suffered a broken arm during Sunday night’s loss to the 49ers.
Lions head coach Jim Schwartz says he “potentially could” miss a significant portion of the season.
“He got some preliminary (X-rays done) at the stadium,” Schwartz said. “He’s going to have some more stuff. It doesn’t look real good, but we’ll see.”
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Detroit Lions CB Drayton Florence suffered a broken arm during the second half of Sunday night’s 27-19 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Florence signed one week before the season opener against the St. Louis Rams and started at right cornerback in Week 2. The Lions secondary is already without safety Louis Delmas (knee) and cornerbacks...
The Lions lost more than just the game Sunday night against the 49ers, they also lost another defensive back as recently acquired Drayton Florence went down with a forearm injury.
Already without starters Chris Houston, Louis Delmas and rookie Bill Bentley, head coach Jim Schwartz game an update on Florence’s injury today during his meeting with the media.
“He’s in the process...
The Detroit Lions cleared the necessary roster space to add running back Mikel Leshoure back to the active roster off the suspended list by placing cornerback Drayton Florence on injured reserve.
Florence suffered a broken forearm in the third quarter of the Lions' loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night. Despite remaining in the game, he required surgery for the injury...
The coaches handshake went considerably smoother this time, but the animosity between the Detroit Lions and San Francisco 49ers hasnt subsided.
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and offensive lineman Joe Staley reportedly both had derogatory comments about the Lions.
Lions coach Jim Schwartz is taking the high road this time.
You win the game, you say whatever you want, Schwartz said Monday...
If a win is a win, even a ugly in like the Detroit Lions had in week one, than a loss is a loss even when it is to a team that looks as good as the San Francisco 49ers. That is all fine and good, but in week two we here at DJC see way too much positive to give up on the Lions this soon. Even though there will be some in the fan base who feel that way after a loss on prime time TV...
After a Lions offense that led the league in passing yards in Week 1 ran the ball on 10 of its first 14, first-down plays against the 49ers on Sunday, seasoned observers of coach Jim Schwartz's team were left asking the question made famous by the title characters of the movie "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid."
Who are those guys?
Lions' coach Jim Schwartz...
As you probably remember, during last seasons 49ers-Lions game, Jim Harbaugh was extra excited following his teams win and gave Schwartz a hard slap to the back.There wasn’t much to this years handshake, as the two men simply shook each others hands and went their separate ways.
The handshakes exchanged by Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz and his counterpart on the San Francisco 49ers, Jim Harbaugh, sapped much of the focus on Sunday night's matchup, an understandable turn since the previous handshake 11 months ago turned into a spectacle.
But what occurred in between the pre- and postgame handshakes -- both went off without incident -- may have been...
Jim Schwartz and Jim Harbaugh cordially shook hands before Sunday's Detroit Lions-San Francisco 49ers game Continue reading →
The Detroit Lions lamented missed opportunities following Sunday night's 27-19 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Continue reading →
After last year's handshake seen round' the NFL, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and Detroit Lions Jim Schwartz decided to bury the hatchet before their Sunday Night Football week two affair.
Check out Harbaugh and Schwartz shaking hands prior to the start of the game:
Before the opening kickoff Sunday night at Candlestick Park, head coaches Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz met on the gridiron for first time since 49ers' (2-0) 25-19 comeback win in Motor City over the Lions' (1-1) week six last season.There was no cheek-kiss, no high-five, not even a fist-bump between the two.That was the plan. It was a cordial, light-hearted handshake...
On the day Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz reignite their rivalry following their controversial 2011 handshake, Tom Coughlin and Greg Schiano did a fine imitation, jawing at one another following the New York Giants' comeback 41-34 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Coughlin stormed at Schiano before the post-game handshake, evidently upset that the Bucs charged at Eli Manning...