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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit coach Jim Schwartz says quarterback Matthew Stafford is "day to day'' after hurting his right ankle late in Sunday's loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

Highlights from Jim Schwartz’s Weekly Radio Appearance

Jim Schwartz joined Doug Karsch and Scott Anderson on 97.1 FM in Detroit. Here are some highlights:- The Lions have played the game that their opponents wanted to play the last two weeks. Need to hit big plays and not allow the 50 yard … [visit site to read more]Highlights from Jim Schwartz’s Weekly Radio Appearance - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site...

Lions coach Jim Schwartz seeks bold solutions

Jim Schwartz used two analogies to describe what's happened to his team the last two weeks. The first one was a basketball analogy. He used a tennis analogy on 97.1 on Tuesday morning, and it worked better.

Stafford, on playing Sunday: 'We'll see if that comes true'

The Lions' quarterback may be day-to-day with a sprained right ankle, but he sounded slightly less optimistic about his chances of playing Sunday at Denver than coach Jim Schwartz did Monday.

Detroit coach says Stafford is 'day to day'

Detroit coach Jim Schwartz says quarterback Matthew Stafford is ''day to day'' after hurting his right ankle late in Sunday's loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Schwartz said Stafford wore a protective boot after the game, but he wouldn't go into any details about any X-rays or MRI. Schwartz did hint that the injury wasn't overly serious, saying if tests had...


Lions coach Jim Schwartz, on the recent difference in quarterback Matthew Stafford: "We've got to get back to being us, and we've missed too many opportunities. The Falcons are a team that makes you drive the football."

Suh gets away with a post-play shove

They say that teams take on the personality of their coaches.  In Detroit, where coach Jim Schwartz engaged in a little post-game shove last week, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh unleashed a big post-play shove on Sunday against the Falcons. Joe Hawley felt the brunt of it, hitting the deck abruptly after Suh’s gave him a…

Detroit Lions' Jim Schwartz impressed with ability, longevity of Denver Broncos' veteran secondary

Cornerback Champ Bailey and safety Brian Dawkins will be talked about as being "Hall of Fame-type players" when their careers are over, said the Lions head coach.

Column: Who are the Detroit Lions?

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the growing heft of the Detroit Lions bandwagon. Well, after two straight losses, that bandwagon has gotten a little lighter, and now it’s up to the Lions’ division rival Green Bay Packers to accept these wayward fans, who have already written off the Lions as no different from last year. And I’m sure Lions fans are okay with that. Unless those...

Mathew Stafford Injury Update

According to Mike Florio of,  Detroit Lions quarterback Mathew Stafford suffered a sprained ankle in yesterday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons.  Stafford is currently in a walking boot and his status for this week is unknown at this point. During today’s press conference,  Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said that Stafford is “no more [...]

NFL Send Memo To All Teams Addressing Post-Game Conduct

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Lions coach Jim Schwartz weren't fined by the league for their post-game handshake antics following last Sunday's 49ers-Lions game. Some players wondered why the head coaches avoided punishment when it's almost certain the NFL would've sanctioned the players for similar actions (and, often, much less). CBS' Charley Casserly explained...

NFL sends memo to teams regarding post-game conduct

In the wake of last Sunday’s incident between 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Lions coach Jim Schwartz, the NFL has circulated a memo explaining to teams the appropriate standards for post-game conduct, according to Charley Casserly of CBS. The memo, portions of which were quoted by CBS, seems to be short on specifics and long…

Stafford day-to-day with ankle injury

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said that quarterback Matthew Stafford is day-to-day with an ankle injury.

Lions QB Matthew Stafford "Day-To-Day" After MRI On Knee Negative

Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz said Monday that Matthew Stafford is day to day after tests showed the quarterback's knee is fine. Stafford's ankle is in a walking boot, the coach also said. Atlanta Falcons linebacker Curtis Lofton fell on Stafford's right leg during Detroit's last play of a 23-16 loss Sunday to the Atlanta. Stafford played in only three games last...
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