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Jim Schwartz

Defensive Coordinator

College: Georgetown

Biography

Year with Browns: 4th

Year as NFL coach: 26th

Key Notes

  • Spent the last two seasons as a senior defensive assistant with the Titans.
  • Previously a defensive coordinator with the Titans, Bills and Eagles and managed to build top 10 defensive groups with each of those teams during his tenures.
  • Schwartz spent 12 total years with the Titans, beginning as a defensive assistant in 1999 when the Titans advanced to Super Bowl XXXIV. He was a linebackers coach in 2000 and defensive coordinator from 2001-08. During his eight years as a defensive coordinator, the Titans defense contained several Pro Bowl players, including Keith Bulluck, Kevin Carter, Cortland Finnegan, Albert Haynesworth, Chris Hope, Jevon Kearse and Kyle Vanden Bosch. The Titans ranked in the top 7 in the league in total defense in 2007 and 2008 under Schwartz and also made it to the AFC Championship game in 2002.
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