The Cleveland Browns have named Jim Schwartz as their new defensive coordinator.
After firing Joe Woods, Cleveland launched its defensive coordinator search a week ago. In addition to Schwartz, the Steelers’ linebackers coach Brian Flores, the Seahawks’ associate head coach Sean Desai, and the Eagles’ defensive pass game coordinator/defensive backs coach Dennard Wilson were among the candidates. Coach of the Patriots’ linebackers, Jerod Mayo, declined an interview.
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Here’s all you need to know about Jim Shwartz:
Jim Shwartz net worth
Jim Shwartz has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Jim Shwartz age
Shwartz was born on June 2, 1966 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is 56 years old.
He played football at the all-male Catholic Mount Saint Joseph High School where he went to school. In order to acquire his economics degree, Schwartz played linebacker for the Georgetown University Hoyas for four years as a letterman.
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Jim Shwartz career
In the middle of the 1990s, Schwartz got his start in the NFL by conducting research on the Cleveland Browns staff for Bill Belichick.
From 2001 until 2008, Schwartz was the defensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans.
Schwartz was under consideration for a number of head coaching positions in the NFL while he was working with Tennessee. In 2005, he ran for the head coaching post of the San Francisco 49ers, but Mike Nolan ultimately won the position.
On January 15, 2009, Adam Schefter announced that the Detroit Lions had chosen to employ Schwartz as their head coach. Schwartz’s first year in charge of Detroit resulted in a 2-14 record, with victories over the Cleveland Browns and the Washington Redskins.
Despite having a 2-10 record at the start of the 2010 season under Schwartz, his Lions went on to win four straight games against the Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins, and Minnesota Vikings.
The Buffalo Bills hired Schwartz as their defensive coordinator on January 24, 2014. In terms of statistics, Schwartz’s defence was one of the best in the NFL and was first in sacks.
The Philadelphia Eagles hired Schwartz on January 19, 2016, to serve as coach Doug Pederson’s defensive coordinator.
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Jim Shwartz relationship
Schwartz and his wife Kathy have twin daughters, Christian and Alison, as well as a younger daughter, Maria.