The message that comes across is that Stafford is part executive, part player. He is on a different level than the other guys in the locker room, getting to participate in big decisions of the organization.
With those two and five other freshly fired head coaches looking for work, the coaching carousel is going full tilt, and the latest turn appears to be that Munchak will be interviewing for Schwartz’s old job.
The Lions want Ken Whisenhunt, and though the team reportedly has interviews with several other candidates, Whisenhunt is the easy favorite.
“You’ve got to ride your quarterback a little bit harder than you do other players, and I don’t think they did that,” O’Hara said.
” … This guy has to be a leader and has to be able to lead our team.”
A recap of the Detroit Lions’ disappointing 2013 season.
Best Game: Detroit played to its potential on Thanksgiving, routing the Green Bay Packers 40-10.
Jim Schwartz was hired to turn around the Detroit Lions. He did that for three seasons.
As time expired at the Metrodome Jim Schwartz must have felt the end fitting.
After his Detroit Lions delivered their final disappointing performance in a season full of them, coach Jim Schwartz lobbied for another chance.