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JIM SCHWARTZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

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

Browns planning to hire Jim Schwartz as defensive coordinator?

Despite his historically bad record as head coach with the Detroit Lions, Jim Schwartz doesn’t look to be unemployed for long. According to Jason La Canfora (via SideLion Report) the Cleveland Browns may be looking to hire Schwartz as their new defensive coordinator. The Cleveland Browns are very interested in interviewing Auburn coach Gus Malzahn and Vanderbilt coach James Franklin...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 01, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Why the Detroit Lions are the worst franchise in American sports

Nothing makes sports fans happier than seeing their team hoist the championship trophy after a grueling season of ups and downs. They suffered through a season of close losses, buzzer-beaters, dramatic wins and overall heartbreak. And watching their captain, their man, lift the hardware high overhead brings about emotions that can’t be described. That feeling was felt by diehard...
Via isportsweb.com
December 27, 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...
Via Awful Announcing
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Lions Likely Firing Jim Schwartz At End of Season

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz was widely believed to be on the hot seat entering Week 16.  After Sunday’s 23-20 overtime loss to the New York Giants—which eliminated the Lions’ playoff hopes—David Birkett of the Detroit Free Press says he “can’t see any way” that Schwartz keeps his job in the Motor City. I can’t see any way he survives. RT @MattSheehan333...
Via Gridiron Grit
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Misdirected anger: Schwartz calls out fans

DETROIT -- With the Detroit Lions' playoff hopes slipping away Sunday at Ford Field, coach Jim Schwartz was angry and frustrated -- with the fans. After the final play of regulation, with Detroit's offense letting the clock run down and forcing overtime against the New York Giants, the FOX game broadcast clearly showed Schwartz turning in disgust and yelling twice in the direction...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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