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Jim Schwartz Defends the Lions Gameplan vs the Niners

After a Lions offense that led the league in passing yards in Week 1 ran the ball on 10 of its first 14, first-down plays against the 49ers on Sunday, seasoned observers of coach Jim Schwartz‘s team were left asking the question made famous by the title characters of the movie “Butch Cassidy and the […]

Jahvid Best Could Start Camp on the PUP List

The Detroit Free-Press reports that Lions coach Jim Schwartz said he doesn’t know if running back Jahvid Best will start on the PUP list but said he wouldn’t be surprised. Best is trying to return from last year’s multiple concussions and has not been cleared for contact. Schwartz said about Best, “there still is a […]

Jim Schwartz Staying Quiet on the Contract Front

Lions coach Jim Schwartz, who’s entering the final season of the contract he signed in 2009 declined to talk about his contract. Schwartz said, “The next time I talk about my contract will be never.” “That’s just something that I’m not going to really comment on, because it has nothing to do with where we […]

Schwartz Comes to the Defense of Suh Over Sapp Comments

The Detroit News reports that Lions coach Jim Schwartz is coming to the defense of Ndamukong Suh after he took some shots by former NFL DT Warren Sapp. Lions head coach Jim Schwartz defended defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh against some criticism thrown at him earlier this week by NFL.com’s Warren Sapp. “There is an adage […]

Schwartz Will Play Starters It Sounds Like vs Green Bay

At his weekly news conference today, Lions coach Jim Schwartz didn’t directly answer the question about whether he’ll rest anyone for Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers accoding to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. But he repeated what he said after Saturday’s playoff-clinching win over the San Diego Chargers: “We’re going to […]

Schwartz on Suh: “It puts the team in a bad position”

Lions head coach Jim Schwartz spoke very highly of controversial defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh after Tuesday’s practice but couldn’t defend him, according to Anwar Richardson of Mlive.com. “Obviously, it hurts to lose any player for two games, much less a player like Ndamukong Suh,” Schwartz said. “But there is accountability for our actions. That’s a situation […]

Best’s Status Remains the Same

Lions coach Jim Schwartz said he did not have any updates on running back Jahvid Best, who is still recovering from a concussion according to Anwar S. Richardson of Mlive.com. Best has missed Detroit’s past three games since sustaining a concussion against San Francisco. Schwartz said Best is not traveling with the team and has […]

Jahvid Best Suffered Another Concussion, Could Stafford be Hurt Too?

The Battle of the Jims has distracted everybody from a pair of pressing issues after yesterday’s game.  One of them was brought to light today when the Lions acknowledged that RB Jahvid Best sustained a concussion when he was dragged down from behind and hit his head on the turf.  Best never returned to the […]