• Schwartz Screw Up Hurts Lions in Eventual 34-31 OT Loss to Texans

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Nov 23, 2012
    Source: lionsgab.com
    • NFL says it will discuss coach's challenge rule

      Ray Anderson, the league's vice president of football operations, said the NFL's Competition Committee will discuss whether to change the challenge rule that Lions coach Jim Schwartz and Falcons coach Mike Smith violated the past two weeks.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Jim Schwartz's Illegal Challenge Doubled The Texans' Chances Of Winning The Game

      With the possible exception of the tuck rule, the p that tripped up the Lions and Jim Schwartz has to be one of the dumbest in the game. You don't have to throw the challenge flag because we'll review it on our own, the rulebook says, but if you throw t…
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Jim Schwartz: I overreacted by throwing challenge flag

      During the game that ended with a near fight following the postgame handshake last year, Lions coach Jim Schwartz yelled at 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh to “know the rules” when Harbaugh tried to challenge a play that wasn’t reviewable. That episode was
    • Lions' Schwartz Hurts Team but Does League a Favor

      Coach Jim Schwartz inadvertently brought attention to a rule that can't stand up to scrutiny and that surely won't last.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Chris McCosky: Chris McCosky's Four Downs: Challenge rule needs to be modified

      The NFL decided to penalize coaches for throwing a challenge flag on turnovers and scores to avoid delay of games and to prevent coaches from trying to show up referees. What they didn't factor in is natural emotion.
      Source: detnews.com
  • Free Head Exam: Detroit Lions

    After the Detroit Lions' 34-31 loss to the Houston Texans, here are three issues that merit further examination: In the hours after the loss, many Lions fans were upset to see the emphasis on coach Jim Schwartz's mistaken challenge and Ndamukong Suh's k…
    Source: ESPN.com

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