Jim Schwartz

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5 Reasons Jim Schwartz Hasn’t Been Fired Yet [BLOG]

For Schwartz, the day of reckoning passed.

97.1 The Ticket–12/26/2013

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz watches the action during the fourth quarter of the game against the New Yrok Giants at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Giants defeated the Lions 23-20. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Schwartz: “I Don’t … Make A Crowd Announcement”

Sunday was a tough day all-around for Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz.

97.1 The Ticket–12/23/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the start of the game against the New York Giants at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Schwartz On Calvin Johnson: ‘He Was Nowhere Near 100 Percent’

“His knee and his ankle, his ankle was an issue last week, and it was an issue all week this week. He tried to contribute what he could.”

CBS Detroit–12/23/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz watches the action during the fourth quarter of the game against the New Yrok Giants at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Giants defeated the Lions 23-20.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jim Schwartz Appears To Yell To Lions Fans: ‘What The F— Are You Booing At?’

Asked after the game if he responded to fans before overtime, Schwartz said no, but he condemned the booing.

CBS Detroit–12/22/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 15: Wide receiver Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants walks off after he is injured during the 2nd half of the Seattle Seahawks 23-0 win over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on December 15, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Loss Of Victor Cruz Might Not Incapacitate Giants As Much As Expected

Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham did not explain how he believed the game might change without Cruz, but he cautioned that Cruz is not the only one to whom Manning can throw.

CBS Detroit–12/20/2013

Detroit Lions v Green Bay Packers

Do The Lions’ Remaining Games Matter? Firing Schwartz Can Happen In 2 Weeks [BLOG]

What’s the new battle-cry for the 2013 team? “The Lions: they got around to it eventually!” or “The Lions: a team of destiny so much they didn’t even try!” or “The Lions: we saved it for the playoffs, and there’s a lot left!”

CBS Detroit–12/20/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz watches the action during the second quarter of the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions’ Stars Support Schwartz: ‘There’s Nothing That Jim Has Done To Make Us Lose Any Ball Game’

Not surprisingly, many believe Schwartz’s job is in jeopardy. The players on his team, at least publicly, seem to be the exceptions.

CBS Detroit–12/18/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 16: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz watches the action during the second quarter of the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field on December 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Ravens defeated the Lions 18-16. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Coach Focused On Next Game, Not Job Security

Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz isn’t interested in talking about his job security.

97.1 The Ticket–12/18/2013

LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 22: Head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions reacts in the fourth quarter during a game against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on September 22, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Jim Schwartz Addresses Whether He Is On The Hot Seat

Talking with Karsch and Anderson of 97.1 The Ticket, Schwartz did not concur or disagree with that idea that his job is on the line.

CBS Detroit–12/13/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 27: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz and Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett talk prior to the start of the game at Ford Field on October 27, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The Lions Have The Talent. They Need A Coach. [BLOG]

It’s the go-to phrase since Tony Dungy said it in the beginning of the season.

97.1 The Ticket–12/12/2013

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