Lions

Schwartz Stresses Turning The Page To Next Game

View Comments
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Head coach Jim Schwartz of Detroit Lions stands on the field during the final minute of their loss to the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on September 16, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – SEPTEMBER 16: Head coach Jim Schwartz of Detroit Lions stands on the field during the final minute of their loss to the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on September 16, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Lions Central
Buy Lions Tickets
Sun Oct.19
Home vs New Orleans Saints
findticketsbtn Schwartz Stresses Turning The Page To Next Game
Sun Oct.26
Away vs Atlanta Falcons
findticketsbtn Schwartz Stresses Turning The Page To Next Game
Sun Nov.9
Home vs Miami Dolphins
findticketsbtn Schwartz Stresses Turning The Page To Next Game

The Lions had just lost, 27-19, to the 49ers and already coach Jim Schwartz was setting the tone for this week.

“It’s a 16-game season,” he said. “One of the things you have to be able to do over 16 games is negotiate all the highs and lows that go into a season. This felt like a playoff game between two teams with high expectations, but it was not a playoff game. We got to play next week.

“The teams that do well are the teams that negotiate the highs and lows of the league. These kind of games are going to happen. You need to bounce back.”

His message to the team afterward – get ready to play at Tennessee next week and don’t let one loss bleed into two.

“It would be one thing if we played our best football and got blown out of the water,” said quarterback Matthew Stafford. “We played poorly. We had a lot of penalties. We didn’t capitalize on our opportunities and it was a one touchdown game at the end.”

Click HERE for the full story from CBSSports.com

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,974 other followers