Lions Should Trade For Eric Rowe

Could former Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz unintentionally help out his old franchise with his peculiar eye for defensive back talent? It appears Schwartz, now the Defensive Coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles, has already soured on 2015 first-round pick Eric Rowe. Per Eagles beat writer Eliot Shorr-Parks: I think there is a better chance Jalen Mills […] Lions Should Trade...
Via Sidelion Report
4 days ago

Parse the Schwartz, please… Eagles new DC shakes things up…

I love new Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz’ approach which is a no-bull**** take on making the defensive unit a difference-maker in 2016. Don’t get me wrong, I am not a Billy Davis hater— I recognize Davis had to cow-tow to Chip Kelly’s insanely paced offensive game plan and had his defensive unit on the field for far too many plays in 2015.  Davis did the best...
Via Eagles Eye
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Can Jim Schwartz save the Philadelphia Eagles defense?

If it wasn’t already clear to fans, the Philadelphia Eagles plan to be a completely different team in 2016 from the one that took the field in 2015.  This offseason has seen an exodus of former-head coach Chip Kelly and many of the players he brought to Philadelphia. The Eagles have made a number of moves this offseason; via trade, free agency, and the NFL draft, to bring in fresh...
Via EndZoneScore
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles hire Jim Schwartz as defensive coordinator

New head coach Todd Pederson made a smart hire Tuesday to bring in former Detroit Lions head coach and Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz to run his defense with the Philadelphia Eagles. Don Banks of first reported the deal was pending, and then Pederson himself announced the move in a press conference. This move signals a move back to a 4-3 defense and...
Via Sportsnaut
January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Schwartz interviewing for Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator position

Head coach Doug Pederson is currently interviewing candidates for defensive coordinator and Jim Schwartz might be his man. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the Philadelphia Eagles are interviewing the former Detroit Lions head coach Monday evening. Defensive coordinator candidate Jim Schwartz is in Philly as we speak. He’s already interviewed with #Jaguars, could be...
Via EndZoneScore
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Several NFL teams interested in Jim Schwartz

Jim Schwartz is in very high demand for open defensive coordinator positions, but he may have a job already. According to reports, while both the Browns and Jaguars have reached out to Schwartz, the former Lions coach is in Philadelphia to discuss the position with the Eagles. Former #lions head coach Jim Schwartz arrived a short time ago at 30th street station Phila. Met by...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Golden Tate: Carrying Schwartz off field was a ‘douche move’

Former Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz, who is now the defensive coordinator for the Buffalo Bills, was carried off the field “Rudy” style on Sunday after beating his former team at Ford Field. It was later revealed that Schwartz told his players in training camp that he wanted to be carried off after beating the Lions in Week 5. Golden Tate felt the move was classless...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 07, 2014  |  1 Comment

Bills players carry Jim Schwartz off field after beating Lions

Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz has had Sunday’s game against his former team circled on his calendar for some time now. And his players responded, fighting back from a 14-point deficit to emerge with a huge road win over the Lions, 17-14. QB Kyle Orton threw for over 308 yards in his first start this season, and Buffalo outscored Detroit 11-0 in the fourth quarter to...
Via The Sports Daily
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions begin to define the defensive roles of each player

There are encouraging things coming out about the Detroit Lions new defensive coordinator Teryl Austin. After the years of former head coach Jim Schwartz’s insistence on running the “wide 9” defense, Austin has begun to define players roles instead of making them responsible for being versatile enough to do everything. One of the reasons the New England Patriots and coach Bill...
Via cover32 - Lions
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Schwartz coming back to Detroit on Turkey Day?

Is Jim Schwartz coming back to Detroit on Turkey Day? (Insert joke.) Assuming the TV network rotation isn't changed, one of the two AFC opponents scheduled to play in Detroit this season -- either the Buffalo Bills or Miami Dolphins -- will be on the menu for the annual Thanksgiving Day game that will be televised by CBS from Ford Field. And it appears -- if you believe a hint/leak...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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