|Jim Schwartz (Daniel Mears/The Detroit News)|
Lions let go of Jim Schwartz.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 30, 2013
Following Detroit's 14-13 loss to the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Schwartz told the assembled media he wanted to keep his job.
"I’d certainly like to be back. I think we have unfinished business here. We’ve come a long way in these years here, but we still have some ground that we can make. And I’m anxious to have a chance to be able to do that.”
Schwartz won't have that opportunity but we will cash some large checks. Schwartz is owed more than $12 million with two years remaining on his contract.
Here's the presser from Detroit