Posts Tagged ‘jim schwartz’

Time for the Lions to Get Some Answers From Mayhew and Schwartz

By Matt Tropman The Lions won the game against the Texans on Thanksgiving, but ended up with another mark in the “L” column thanks to a foolish replay rule and Jim Schwartz’ hasty red flag. Nevertheless, the season’s playoff aspirations, which were on life support already, were officially declared dead last Thursday. After an exciting […]

Coach Jim Schwartz’s Screw Up Hurts in Lions 34-31 OT Loss to Houston

All things looked good for a solid portion of Thanksgiving Day for the Lions. Then the bottom dropped out, and then even when it looked like they would get bailed out, their own coach did them in. Lions coach Jim Schwartz threw a challenge flag when he didn’t need to, allowing the Houston Texans a […]

Ndamukong Suh putting Lions “in a bad position”

Detroit 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 […]

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 […]

Lions Drop First Game of the Season in Ugly Fashion

It finally caught up to them.  I have been saying for weeks that the Lions needed to stop conceding the rush and selling out to stop the pass because teams will take the run and attack with the short passes.  The 49ers did exactly that and handed the Lions their first loss of the year. […]

Did Lions coach Schwartz curse at Dez Bryant?

Two first half touchdowns by Dez Bryant, and then he disappears. Furthermore, the Cowboys wide receiver got called out for his disappearing act by Lions head coach Jim Schwartz. The second-year receiver grabbed three tosses for 37 yards and two scores in the first half, helping his club put together an early 14-0 lead.  Yet, […]

Lions First-Round Pick Fairley in a Walking Boot a Day After Injury

Lions first-round pick Nick Fairley was in a walking boot a day after injuring his left foot in a pass-rush drill, but the rookie defensive tackle wasn’t eager to talk about how badly he’s hurt. “It’s not (a big setback) at all,” Fairley said as he walked past reporters after practice today. “I’m doing whatever […]