Found November 15, 2011 on
The Lions' punt-return and punt-coverage teams have struggled all season, and coach Jim Schwartz made no attempt to sugarcoat his displeasure with the special-teams unit Monday.
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Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz was asked once against by reporters about his team's physical play in a game. He answered that question during his weekly press conference on Monday.
"At that point, I think it's not important to give up on the game," said the head coach.
Jim Schwartz said it best: "Obviously we aren't going to win many games with six turnovers and three returns for touchdowns, including a punt return," he said. "There is nothing else that happens in that game that is going to change that." Obviously. This game went off the rails so hard, so fast, that it looked like there were never any rails to...
Stafford threw four interceptions and completed just 33 of 63 passes in Sunday's 37-13 loss to the Chicago Bears. Lions coach Jim Schwartz blamed Stafford's poor performance on blustery conditions, but Stafford revealed after the game he had a fractured right index finger.
Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz said there is no timetable for the return of injured running back Jahvid Best.
Best has missed the last three games since suffering a concussion in a game against San Francisco on Oct. 16. It was the second concussion suffered by Best this season.
"When we get clearance from the doctors, then we'll get him back, but he needs to be symptom...
The last time a Lions coach took the wind, it didn't work out so well. But Jim Schwartz steadfastly stuck with it this week after many of quarterback Matthew Stafford's passes sailed around Soldier Field on Sunday.
CHICAGO There are few things more satisfying than seeing a bully exposed as a fraud. And when the bully gets hopping-up-and-down mad about it, and keeps trying to act tough, yet keeps getting exposed, well, that's just straight-up comedy.
Jim Harbaugh didn't turn the Detroit Lions into clowns. He just started the process a few weeks ago with his cocky, mocking, post-game...
Seeing as the main reason for Detroit's brutal offensive performance in last weekend's lopsided loss was gusting winds - that is, according to Jim Schwartz and Matthew Stafford - the Lions shouldn't have much trouble offensively over the next month.
Facing a struggling Carolina Panthers defense also could help the unit get back on track.
Opening a stretch of four straight...
The Bears start the 2nd by Roy Williams falling down while running his route, Cutler's pass falls incomplete.
Bears settle for 3 more.
13-0. Honestly, it should be much worse, whixh is why I won't count the Lions out just yet.
Schwartz pointing out something to the ref, while apparantly sayng, "Fabulous!"
The Lions have outgained the Bears 87/74...but have...
Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best has missed the past three games because of a concussion and coach Jim Schwartz remains unsure when his running back will play again.