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Lions introduce blue-collar Schwartz

Updated: January 16, 2009, 5:21 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Jim Schwartz learned how to attack a challenge from his father, a Baltimore County police officer.

Multitasking became an asset thanks to his late mother, who raised nine children.

As Detroit Lions coach, Schwartz will need every bit of knowledge and inspiration he picked up from his parents, as well as mentors Bill Belichick and Jeff Fisher, to help a historically bad NFL team.

"There's no better feeling in football than turning a situation around," Schwartz said ...

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