Schwartz responds to questions on his future with the team

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) - As Detroit Lions players cleaned out their lockers today in Allen Park, Head Coach Jim Schwartz fielded reporters' questions at his end-of-the-season press conference.

Sunday, as the Lions lost their eighth straight game, news swirled that Schwartz's future as the team's head coach could be in question .

"I just take an approach of not commenting on job status," he said when asked about whether he would be back for neaxt season with the Lions.

Schwartz responded to reporters by telling them only that he was, "Keeping my focus to get this team back."

Coach Schwartz is under contract with the team until 2015.

Monday, he also said he would meet soon with his staff to let them know whether they would be staying with the team or going elsewhere.

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