Detroit Lions’ Secondary: Who Is Navigating this Ship?

May 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Is this what our secondary will look like after we hit some rocks named Brady or Favre? We may be in uncharted territory, but our captain has the experience even if the crew doesn't.
If the Lions are in a ship going through treacherous waters, it would be nice to know the captain has been there before.
So maybe a little background on Jim Schwartz's coaching history and how his secondaries have fared in years past would assuage your fears?
Fear not.
Schwartz took over the entire Titans defense in 2001 after helping the secondary finish No. 1 in the NFL in passing yards allowed in 2000.
While the Titans had two starters leave in free agency that offseason, they had a plan in place. They drafted two safeties the year before and drafted Andre Dyson to play corner in the second round of the 2002 draft.
Unfortunately, when new safety Bobby Myers went down with a career-ending injury in the first game and All-Pro safety Blaine Bishop followed with an essential...

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