The Lions have hired Jim Schwartz as there new head coach. Schwartz is a hard nosed defensive coach. This can only mean a positive up swing for the lowly Lions.
“After an extensive search that included several highly qualified coaches, we are thrilled that Jim Schwartz will become our team’s head coach,” Lions president Tom Lewand said in a statement. “Martin (Mayhew) and I believe that Jim’s qualifications and vision will lead this organization on the field toward our goal of becoming a championship football team.”
Schwartz has run the 4-3 defense in the past but is known for a wide variety of schemes and blitz. The Lions just got stronger on D.