By Scooby Axson
June 29, 2012

The Detroit Lions gave head coach Jim Schwartz a new multi-year deal after he led the team to the their first playoff berth in 11 years. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Detroit Lions are putting their faith in head coach Jim Schwartz, agreeing on a new multi-year deal, according to a league source and detroitlions.com. No financial terms or the length of the contract were disclosed.

“The next time I comment on my contract will be the first time,” Schwartz has said a number of times.

Schwartz, 46, will be entering his fourth season with the Lions taking over a team that went 0-16 the year before he got the job.  The Lions went 2-14 his first year, then 6-10 and 10-6 last season, losing to the New Orleans Saints in the Wild Card Round. It was the Lions' first playoff berth in 11 seasons.

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