"It had nothing to do with mindset," Schwartz said when asked about the aggressive call, per the Lions' official website. "It had to do with making the plays to win the game. We didn't make it. You can say whatever you want. You all can say whatever you want about me. Don't say I'm scared because we ain't."
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"We were doing what we thought was best to win that game and that was faking the field goal," Schwartz continued. "We aggressively go and score a touchdown right there, we've seen that in the past, we had a chance to put that game away. We didn't get it done today."
It's questionable whether or not going up 11 points with more than 12 minutes remaining would be considered putting the game away (especially with a defense that played olé all day).
The fake field goal wasn't the reason the Lions lost -- that falls on a nonexistent offense in the second half and missed tackles on defense -- but it was a huge momentum swing that flipped the game-changing scenario.
Blind aggression without calculation is something Schwartz's team has struggled with throughout his tenure.