Former Detroit Lions HC Jim Schwartz to leave Philadelphia Eagles

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According to a report from Tom Pelissero, Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator and former Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz intends to allow his contract to expire and take a year off from coaching in 2021 as he contemplates retirement.

Schwartz, who is 54, was previously head coach of the Lions from 2009-2013, where he compiled a record of 29-51.

After spending a year as DC of the Buffalo Bills, Schwartz left for the Eagles, where he has served as their defensive coordinator since the 2016 season.