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9/30/2013

Detroit Lions' Jim Schwartz says Bears' allegations 'ridiculous'


Some Chicago Bears players told a Chicago ESPN reporter on Sunday that they thought former Bears defensive end Israel Idonije, who now plays for the Lions, had tipped the Lions off to their stunts because every time they ran a power stunt, Reggie Bush saw it and made the most of it.

“I really think that’s ridiculous, I think it takes away from the players on the field.’’ Lions coach Jim Schwartz said. “We rushed for a lot of yards because we blocked them and Reggie Bush broke tackles. To say Reggie Bush is 8 yards behind the quarterback and he can hear what a line call is I think that’s ridiculous.’’

Bush ran for 139 yards including a 37-yard touchdown scamper.

“I’d also like to point out they signed Landon Cohen last week,’’ Schwartz said. “Landon had been here a long time and we haven’t changed our scheme since Landon was here I didn’t see that being a big difference in the game. Stuff like that comes up, it’s just the nature of the NFL.’’

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71 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Go figure..the crybaby bears have to blame someone else for their miscues... monsters of the midway....sounds more like missys of the midway...geesh

2:32 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sore losers plain and simple, upset they are not the division leader anymore

2:35 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Schwartz is an a_s anyway....can't believe anything he says.

2:35 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

and you sound more like a bitch...

2:36 PM 
Blogger Row Ab said...

Well he didn't deny it. Just said it was rediculous. Standard beating around the bush and not giving an answer. I'm not saying he did or didn't but Schwartz is an idiot. He shouldn't even be a head coach with a record of 23-43. He's just lucky he had that 2011 season with the lions.

2:36 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Who is this fag fuck who called us missy of the midway? Atleast our town aint bankrupt ,,, be thankful us bears fans came to your field and donated money to nasty ass detroit,,, baghdad looks better then Detroit hahahahaha wimp

2:37 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm a Bears fan and this is ridiculous. Even if he did tip the Lions off, he plays for them. He can do whatever he wants after the Bears didn't resign him. Really well played game by the Lions, and that's all there is to it.

2:37 PM 
Blogger Eli Klasne said...

Haha, Lions have 0 class in front office, and barely any on the field. Doesnt count for much coming from a deuschbag Lions fan that have 0 class either, and throw beer at players...

2:39 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a shame, seriously Chicago

2:39 PM 
Blogger Eli Klasne said...

Haha, Lions have 0 class in front office, and barely any on the field. Doesnt count for much coming from a deuschbag Lions fan that have 0 class either, and throw beer at players...

2:39 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Division leader ,,,,, really? We have the same record idiot,,,,, and the bears will be on top at the end,,, as long as that high school coach you have remains there in Detroit you will never win shit,,,,

2:40 PM 
Blogger da biggest Bears fan said...

Another Bears fan here, saying hell of a game Lion's ill take nothing from u all you out played us at our own game . TURNOVERS. But remember we'll see u again

2:43 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the bears are just like their fans..completely moronic. we whipped your assess fair and square and know you want to cry like little bitche's?

2:43 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

lol all these bears fans are just mad that Jay cutler cant not throw for less than 3 INTS a game all season, also if the lions suck, and you lost to the lions, then what does that say about the bears

2:44 PM 
Blogger Julie C said...

Its one game!!!
We had a bad bear day!!!! Like a bad hair day!!!!
ONE GAME! WE WILL STILL WIN OUR DIVISION!!

2:47 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm more than certain Schwartz asked idonije for tips, he's a sore loser that's sick of losing to the bears.

2:47 PM 
Blogger SLIM GOODY said...

Lmao! "Bagdad look better"!!! Hilarious ...at any rate, it does happen. And it makes perfect sense. It actually explains everything I questioned on the defensive line side of the ball, with the exception if my two rookies. 

2:52 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

And who the hell cares if if did give them tips...players do it all the time...why are all you bears fans crying about it and name calling and acting like 5th graders? Seriously whining cuz he told them what they do? Jon Gruden did that against the raiders in the Super Bowl, that's why Tampas D shut them down, John Lynch even said they knew what was coming..wipe the tears away..it was a beat down..it happens..and to everyone saying the Lions haven't won anything, neither has Cutlar..but Lions fans need to relax a little, it's one game there are 13 more to go.

2:54 PM 
Blogger tim doyle said...

Even if he was tipping plays you still have to execute. It was up to the bears then to stop it by disgusing their plays. They didn't do it and got beat.

2:56 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Swartz would be stupid if he didn't get the info, you can be damn sure the Bears got all the info from the former Lion player...

2:57 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Actually the Lions are on top right now. The Bears are in second. He first tie breaker when there in a tie is head to head record. That goes to lions. Second tie breaker is divisional record. Also lions.

2:57 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Really whopped our asses last I look u beat us by 8 points

3:05 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

F@# k the lions your ass is grass the next time around and the bears will be the lawnmower!!!!

3:07 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So what if he did tip them off? It happens all the time in the NFL players get traded and then play former teams. Idonije can do whatever he wants if the Bears are complaining he tipped them off maybe they should have been smart an changed up their play calling. Just take the loss like men

3:09 PM 
Blogger John Fantasia said...

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3:20 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That was not an 8 point game. Lions won that game in the third quarter. 2. Any comments about the state of the city of Detroit are just irrelevant and angry musings from fans who didn't like watching that whooping on Sunday. 3. It was bears fans who were throwing beer at Darius slay so thanks for your donations to the city but keep your classless fans out of ford field.

3:21 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Lions are one of the most pathetic franchises in the NFL, known for losing and never winning shit. Barry Sanders has the ONLY proud accomplishments in their sad history. It's a miracle they haven't relocated yet.

3:27 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Cry baby bears fans.Detroit beat u down for nearly 4 qtrs. Went to a laid back deep coverage at the end to give cutler most of his yards.Easily could have won by 30+pts.

3:30 PM 
Anonymous josh Detroit fan said...

Lions are head of the division now and that's that all I'm hearing are excuses on how they have a bad coach yet the bears have a new one nuff said

3:36 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Talk about a dumb coach in schwartz really? The bears ran a reciever around the end for 21, then forte around the other end for 50+ yards.2 plays around the end for a TD. Aftr that they ran off takles through Suh, and Fairley. Not gonna happen. Who's the dumb coach now. Go Lions!! Also nice cheap shot on Detroits reciever who covered the on side at the end.

3:44 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I doubt idonije really did tip off the plays, but some of you guys should realize the bears fans didn't say this, a few players did. Not the fans.

3:45 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

speaking of ridiculous, has he seen the way his players behave?

4:00 PM 
Blogger Liz Ornelas said...

I am a bears fan and this whole thing is just plain ridiculous. I don't care who tipped of who. We lost a game and that's that. We tried and the next we conquer. There's no need for name calling or crybabies. We can do better than this than to cry about one lost... cmon bears fans. We can do better than this than to point fingers over a stupid lost.

4:03 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chicago bear fans call our organization,fans and front office classless..talk about calling the tea kettle black..they are the definition of classless..we lion fans are the most loyal unlike you bandwagon Chicago fans..we maybe a losing franchise but at least we don't whine and cry.

4:14 PM 
Anonymous Dan said...

Lol funny that a fan of Chicago is calling Detroit Bahgdad. Worry about your own city what is 50 people shot every weekend. Cutler sucks and he always will. You hit him a couple times and he crumbles and act like a girl

4:22 PM 
Anonymous Nate said...

this little run Detroit has been on wont last long. Jim Shwartz is a total fool and the Lions are complete thugs. along with that effin punk of a QB matt stafford. the Bears will make the playoffs and the ole bankrupt, disgusting disgrace of a city called detroit will be at home watching us Bears on TV playoff weekend.

4:38 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

you bear fans are some bitter ass little kids all you can talk about is how do Troy is bankrupt what does that have to do with the lion beating the s*** out of you guys this week don't hate because the Bears choke on a big lion c*** just worry about your sorry ass team trying to keep up with his s*** and yeah so what Detroit is bankrupt but the Lions just f****** robbed you guys so its all good

4:52 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The lions are a no class bunch of bitch*s and only won because the bears giftwrapped a present for them. Talent wise the Bears are way better than the lions. Stafford played like shit snd is a scumbag. Calvin Johnson averages 51 yards recieving in 13 career games against the bears and has scored a measly 5 tds against them. Your coach is a piece of crap who hasn't won shit in fact as a coach he's 23 n 44 worst record of all current coaches. Lions will not win more than 8 gs mes this year. Bunch of cheap players that try to hurt people cause they are talentless hacks and can't handle being a bottom barrel nfl scumbag team. They suck and all nfl fans enjoy watching them blow dix year after year of lackluster lousy football. Detroit the city and the lions are an American shame . Too bad they both can't be exiled.

5:03 PM 
Anonymous raymond said...

Lol someone got ass fucked last night /\
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5:10 PM 
Blogger Detanakin said...

These are not the lions from 5 years ago nothing from the past matters Detroit had the worse gm in history of NfL this is one of if not the best lions team ever Reggie Bush will run like that on any Nfl team Detroit Actually has run blocking guards and tackles now a real QB and the scarious receiver in football anybody can get it especially the weak azz Bears

5:10 PM 
Blogger Darin Idyle said...

I've got to admit, with all the crap that gets put on all these msg threads, this one takes the cake. Absolutely no need to fire back Detroit fans......the bear supporters who have posted have made themselves look so horrifically childish and ignorant that the comments need no rebuttal whatsoever. Calling Stafford, one of the league's most intelligent, classy players a scumbag. Calling Detroit, a city that more than ANY other city,won World War II, and was the birthplace of the middle class and the American dream, a "shame". We need not defend ourselves, our city, or our team. We know we work harder than anyone, Detroit is coming back, and our very talented football completely dismantled the Chicago Bears. I think it's pretty clear the more they talk, the better we look. Oh, and by the way? The Lions are far more talented than the bears based on what just about what everyone has seen through four games. Thanks to the very few bears fans who gave credit where credit was due, and admirably came to our city to support their team. You are appreciated, win or lose.

5:18 PM 
Anonymous skully said...

Over the last 12 years the lions are 53-139 ha what a joke. They are the laughing stock of the nfl only team to go 0-16. It does not get more pathetic than the lions they are the worst professional team in all of sports. There are crackheads that have brighter futures than detroit lions and those crackheads also make up about 90% of detroits population. Lousy fans that throw things at opposing teams too. Not to mention the coach is a complete loser who is a cheating piece of crap who coaches players to try to hurt others. And the lions barely won, after Cutler gave them the game they still almost lost. Stafford sucks overthrows wide open receivers, fumbles at the goal line. Calvin can't ever play well against the bears and Bush knew what stunts the Bears were using so he knew where to run. But every other position(the ones that weren't tipped off) were dominated byvthe Bears. Our o line, d line, te, rbs, wrs, qb, db, lbs, ss, fs, cbs, des, special teamers, down to the coachs out class and are better far more talented than the lions and have been and will still be for the foreseeable future.

5:41 PM 
Anonymous Donna68 said...

Bears lost and Lions won fair and square. All this other s**t has nothing to do with the game. If you think lions are such a bad team why are you wasting so much of your time talking about them? GET over it bear fans. Lions are on fire this year!!!! Lion fan for life. GO LIONS

5:44 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jealousy doesn't look good on you Chicago. You would take Stafford, Suh, Megatron, Fairley, and Bush over your guys and be damned glad to have them. Not to mention the fact that our O line dominated the game. It's just one win but it was a good, clean beat down plain and simple.

6:21 PM 
Blogger Nick Charron said...

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6:32 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great game that could have gone either way. NFL teams usually do not win with a number of turn overs like Chicago had. The Lions played well and took advantage of Chicago's errors - first time in a long time. Let's see them do the same against Green Bay. Good luck Lions - think you'all need it.

6:38 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why wasn't this in Chicago papers? Oh that's why cause it's b.s.

6:44 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I honestly cannot believe what I am reading in these comments. I understand that we are division rivals and that there is going to be hostility, but this is pathetic! How can u call someone "classless" and in the same sentence, act like an ignorant 12 year old when he doesn't get his way? These comments made by Bears fans are absolutely ridiculous, and u should be ashamed to post such trash. I watched Marc Trestmans post game conference last night, and some of u need to pay more attention. Trestman is the definition of class, he didn't make any lame ass excuses for the loss. He didn't call anybody names, degrade the other team, or criticize the other coaching. He stood up there like a man, admitted defeat, and now he's gonna move on to next week. Grow up people. Stop making your team and it's fans look bad posting ignorant and unfounded criticisms after a loss! LionsFan Out!

7:04 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

As a lifelong Bears fan I am embarrased of the crying over the loss. Cutler's turnovers had more to do with the loss than any other factor.

Still, it sucks to be a Lion's fan. They have the biggest a-hole for a coach and brainless thugs for players.

7:49 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That comment stared out respectful. If your a damn bears fan how the h*ll do you know it sucks to be a Lion's fan? I have been a Lions fan since I was a kid I am from MI and I'm a tough Bit*h but definetly not a thug. By the way my brainless thugs smeared your ass fair and square!!! Sorry I back my team.

8:48 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So funny that after week 4 people from both sides think they have it figured out bear down and get w life everyone!!!!

9:10 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Who gives a crap what bear players said.. This thing is getting way out of proportion... They just stated that they think izzy tipped em off... so who cares? That automatically makes em crybabies for that? I never heard em say "f'in bs we should have won this game, and thnx to izzy we didnt"... And seriously now all of us bear fans are crybabies cause of that? This shouldnt even be news... Bears made a huge comeback at the end of the game so please stop saying u destroyed us.. U guys won by 7...as a matter of fact the momentum was switching to bears until that bogus hold call detroit got after a huge cutler throw.. I love watching the replay of that play seeing no hold what so ever.. We will get u in soldier field!

12:33 AM 
Blogger alynor2000 said...

Why in the sm hell would Bears fans be jealous of the Lions? The Lions did get tipped off and it wasnt Bush who knew the calls it was the O line who knew them...yes our guys made mistakes and that's why we lost...Cutler single Handedly gave that game to the Lions gift wrapped with a cherry on top...but I'm still not scared of the Lions and I don't think I'm alone on that...

1:57 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

0-16.......Enough said!!!!

6:51 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We actually won by 8, but I'm sure for a Bears fan basic math is a chore. And for all the people who say Detroit is such a crappy place, why don't you look at your city first. Let's be honest, both have places you don't wanna go at night without a police escort.

And the past is the past. I know bears fans can only live in the past. You've won one Super Bowl, more than us, but it's not like you are a dynasty or anything.

7:46 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How can anyone on here talk trash if you can't spell anything right? That is the most ridiculous part of this whole thread. The red underline of your words means it is wrong. That's embarrassing. Everyone can talk smack to everyone, but none of you can be intelligent with it. Come on people.

9:58 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Suh showed his class again when he ran his helmet right into cutlers knee than after he was down did a death roll trying to dislocate his knee he will get his karmas a bitch

10:09 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bear fans and the state of Illinois is retarded, lions won fair and square. Sorry that we have a better team and jay cutler is a terrible quarterback. We will win again when you come to Detroit.

1:07 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Detroit sucks. Shitty place to live.

1:46 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Proud Lions fan here. I love Detroit. I will be a Lions fan til the day I die. Tired of hearing about our players being thugs. Doesn't matter what other team's fans say. I am proud of the blue collar mentality our team has.

2:47 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lions: Kings of making excuses, or crying. They have no rival at excuse making.

Schwartz: Laughable hypocrite. He calls the Bears accusations "ridiculous" but has no problems making such accusations without much thought.

Lions will always be losers, because you are Detroit. When the Bears are playing in the playoff and the Lions are making plans on drafting their next busts, you'll see I'm right.

3:27 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

FYI it was Bears Fans that were caught throwing the beer bottles. As for the city being bankrupt, it doesn't mean the people that live there are bankrupt. It sounds more like some of our fellow fans are morally bankrupt and prefer to say hateful things instead of maybe congratulating the Lions for playing some good football and hoping for a better game by both teams next time they meet. Does every comment stream have to be abusive?

8:02 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It must suck to be a Lion,s fans. Their players are brainless thugs and they have the worst coach in the NFL. Is Matt Millen secretly running this joke of a franchise? Wait until the Detroit Pussycats come to Chicago. They will get their tails handed to them . Ha, ha, ha. Hey, Detroit, need a loan?

10:54 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Name an original NFL franchise that has yet to play in a Superbowl? Hint: They are bankrupt.

10:57 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Im one of the biggest Bear fan ever since I shook Sweetness hands as I was growing in Chi Town in a cold Soldier's Field in December but all this bitching and crying on who's cheating, dirty and all of the trash talking, it's always been part of the Black and Blue division. There was only one winner on Sunday. Congrats, Lions. Da Bears will come roaring back.

1:37 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I guess Beany Baby Bear fans don't want to talk about the ACTUAL game since we kicked your a_s and we are in first. Prove it on the field or shut up.

8:42 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Where can an NFL head coach get a job with a 23-43 record? There's only one team in the whole country that would have him. Plus he looks like the freshman that gets caught masterbating in the boys locker room stall. Be proud Lions fans, you ran the ball well up the middle on a team that were both exhausted from scoring 30+ points a game and losing their best defensive tackle for the year and the others' wife having 3 babies in one afternoon. All will be right with the stars soon enough and you'll see why a head coach with a 10-6 record last year gets them fired and a Lions coach with a 4-12 record (I think, for I don't pay any attention to the kitties) gets an extension. One more win and you guys can tie last years record. Good luck.

10:01 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

There are some classy posts from chicago fans, I see haha. Well let me give my perspective. If chicago has to blame players on other teams for their losses, they are in trouble. I am ok with the bears pointing fingers. In the end it will only hurt their team

10:21 AM 
Blogger ron baldwin said...

I JUST CANT BELIEVE THE LIONS HAVE WHAT LITTLE BALLS THEY HAVE TO SAY WE GAVE A CHEAP SHOT WHEN A PLAYER WAS DOWN!!!SERIOUSLY....WITH THE DIRTYEST NFL PLAYER KNOWN TO THE LEAUGE!!REALLY WE GAVE A CHEAP SHOT LMAO.PEOPLE LOOK UP WHAT ENERSHA IS THEN UNDERSTAND ONCE IN MOTION VERY HARD TO STP!! GO BEARS FUK LIONS.TC

12:03 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Enersha" lol

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