Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/4/14

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22: Head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions looks on against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field on November 22, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions came from behind to defeat the Browns 38-37. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Jim Schwartz held the challenge flag in his hand, certain Houston's long touchdown wouldn't count. Running back Justin Forsett was clearly down around his own 25-yard line, and that's where the ball would be spotted once the play was reviewed. Then Schwartz threw his red flag onto the field - and in doing so, he ensured that the Texans' dubious scoring play would count. ''I know that we can't challenge a turnover or a scoring play and I overreacted,'' the Detroit coach said. ''That's all my fault. I overreacted in that situation and I cost us a touchdown.'' Schwartz's mistake was only the beginning. Detroit let a 10-point third-quarter lead slip away and lost 34-31 in overtime to the Texans on Thursday. The Lions led 24-14 when Forsett scored on an 81-yard run, taking advantage of a blown call that couldn't be reviewed because of Schwartz's ill-advised challenge. Replays clearly showed Forsett's knee touching the ground around his own 25 - Detroit players even slowed up, assumin...
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