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Morning Roar: Return of the Lions coaches

WATERBURY, Conn. -- The last time Jim Schwartz was in Detroit, he was carried off the field on the shoulders of some Buffalo Bills. Now, he has a chance to go 2-0 in Ford Field this season.

Schwartz, now the defensive coordinator with the Bills, will return to the Motor City on Monday night as part of the Bills' game against the New York Jets that is being rerouted to Detroit due to the epic amount of snow that has fallen in Western New York. And in a strange, perhaps shuddering twist for Detroit Lions fans, the coordinator he'll be matched up with is Marty Mornhinweg, the offensive coordinator of the New York Jets.

The same Jets -- kind of, since Michael Vick is now the quarterback instead of Geno Smith -- that the Lions beat on the road the week before losing to Buffalo at home this season, prompting the Schwartz Shoulder Carry.

Of course, the Lions have other things to worry about than their former coaches coming to town one more time. Detroit has to face New England -- the AFC's top team right now -- before a short week against arguably their biggest rival, Chicago, in Ford Field on Thanksgiving.

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