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Toss a Flag on Lions Coach Schwartz

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As far as Detroit Lions’ coaching blunders go, Jim Schwartz’s illegal challenge ranks right up there with Marty Mornhinweg taking the wind instead of the football in overtime 10 years ago in Chicago.

Morningweg never lived it down and got fired after his team lost its final eight games that season.

It will be interesting to see what the long-term effects will be on Schwartz following the Lions’ heartbreaking 34-31 loss Thursday in overtime to the Houston Texans.

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