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Former Detroit Lions head coach earns interesting new gig with NFL

The way you want to look at it, former Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz was either a great coach who finally broke the Lions through years of playing near the bottom of the legue standings, or he was a coach who took away many chances of making deeper playoff runs. Well, no matter what you think, it doesn’t change the fact he’s not coaching anymore, or that he’s now a...
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Jim Schwartz lands with NFL as officiating consultant

Jim Schwartz has found a job. Following a very successful but brief stint as the Buffalo Bills' defensive coordinator last season, the former Detroit Lions head coach was let go when the Bills hired... [Click headline for full story]
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NFL Notes: Adrian Peterson, Jim Schwartz, & Dolphins

Adrian Peterson Jason Cole received an “ominous” text message from Adrian Peterson‘s agent, Ben Dogra, that sounds like he plans to holdout “He is very very strong … he’s like [Darrelle] Revis,” Dogra’s text read, according to Cole. Jim Schwartz Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports that former Lions head coach and Bills DC Jim Schwartz has been hired by ... The...
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The Jim Schwartz irony

It was with great interest that I read the report from my Sirius-XM NFL Radio colleague and star Alex Marvez that former Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz will join the NFL’s officiating department as a consultant. Schwartz, who did a tremendous job as Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator, is believed to have aspirations to returning to the sideline to guide his...
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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...Read More
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

Poll: Who should be the next head coach for the Detroit Lions?

Now that the Detroit Lions have fired Jim Schwartz, the search is on for the next head coach. Since the final games of the NFL regular season have been played, there have been a number of firings across the league, so that opens up some potential candidates for the Lions job. In addition to Schwartz, Greg Schiano from Tampa Bay, Mike Shanahan from Washington, Wade Phillips of Houston...
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Head coaching candidates

Jim Schwartz (photo credit: AP) As the NFL regular season came to a conclusion on Sunday, there are now only 12 teams that still have an opportunity to reach Super Bowl XLVIII. To no surprise, the Detroit Lions are not included as one of these teams and will now begin their preparation for the 2014 season. Despite a 6-3 start to the season the Lions failed to win the NFC North; a...
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions PR omits questions about Jim Schwartz's job status

An important lesson anyone in sports public relations needs to learn is that trying to avoid problematic questions or hide negative storylines often only makes things worse. That would seem to be the case with the Detroit Lions, who have drawn much more negative attention by apparently excising some press conference questions and responses from a transcript provided to media. MLive...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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