Jim Schwartz

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
28 220-217-2 50.34% 10-10 50.00%

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Parents:

Jeff Fisher, Ted Marchibroda


Biography

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Career Summary

Jim Schwartz is a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) and has been the senior defensive assistant coach for the Tennessee Titans since 2021. Prior to this season, he coached for the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, and Philadelphia Eagles for twenty-seven seasons. His most recent position was with the Eagles as their defensive coordinator. He was the head coach of the Detroit Lions from 2009 until the 2013 season, during which time the Lions went 29-51-0. During his career he was a head coach for five seasons. He was fired from the Lions.

Career Awards

As the head coach of the Detroit Lions he coached two players to award-winning seasons: Ndamukong Suh, AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2010; Matthew Stafford, Comeback Player of the Year in 2011.

Jim Schwartz Coaching Tree

Before he was a head coach, Schwartz served as an assistant coach for Ted Marchibroda, Jeff Fisher, Doug Marrone, Doug Pederson, and Mike Vrabel. Ten of these years were spent on Fisher's coaching staff.

Personal Information

Schwartz was born on Thursday, June 2, 1966 in Baltimore, Maryland.


History

Year Position Record Playoff record
2021 Tennessee Titans Senior Defensive Assistant Coach 5-2-0 0-0
2020 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Coordinator 4-11-1 0-0
2019 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-1
2018 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 1-1
2017 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Coordinator 13-3-0 3-0
2016 Philadelphia Eagles Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
2014 Buffalo Bills Defensive Coordinator 9-7-0 0-0
2013 Detroit Lions Head Coach 7-9-0 0-0
2012 Detroit Lions Head Coach 4-12-0 0-0
2011 Detroit Lions Head Coach 10-6-0 0-1
2010 Detroit Lions Head Coach 6-10-0 0-0
2009 Detroit Lions Head Coach 2-14-0 0-0
2008 Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator 13-3-0 0-1
2007 Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator 10-6-0 0-1
2006 Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator 8-8-0 0-0
2005 Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator 4-12-0 0-0
2004 Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator 5-11-0 0-0
2003 Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator 12-4-0 1-1
2002 Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator 11-5-0 1-1
2001 Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator 7-9-0 0-0
2000 Tennessee Titans Linebackers Coach / Third Down Packages 13-3-0 0-1
1999 Tennessee Titans Defensive Assistant Coach 13-3-0 3-1
1998 Baltimore Ravens Defensive Assistant Coach / Quality Control Coach 6-10-0 0-0
1997 Baltimore Ravens Defensive Assistant Coach / Quality Control Coach 6-9-1 0-0
1996 Baltimore Ravens Defensive Assistant Coach / Quality Control Coach 4-12-0 0-0
1995 Cleveland Browns College Scout / Pro Scout 5-11-0 0-0
1994 Cleveland Browns College Scout / Pro Scout 11-5-0 1-1
1993 Cleveland Browns College Scout / Pro Scout 7-9-0 0-0
1989 Maryland Terrapins Graduate Assistant 3-7-1

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