Debate: 2012 playoff teams
Which 2011 playoff team will miss the cut in 2012? And which non-participant from last season will make it? Let's debate! More ...
The Detroit Lions' coach and Harbaugh stole the show in Week 6 last year, after Schwartz took issue with Harbaugh's effusive postgame handshake. The two coaches eventually had to be separated after Schwartz bumped Harbaugh near the teams' tunnel.
"It's two playoff teams," Schwartz said. "It's a national TV game. It's a road game and it's a cross-country game for us. It's an NFC game.
"So there's a lot of important pieces of it, and I think the schedule makers, the TV people and everybody else recognized the game that they expect it to be."