The rise of an honest-to-goodness home-field advantage continues in Detroit.
Schwartz implored fans to continue their rowdy behavior in a Twitter message posted before kickoff.
Niners coach Jim Harbaugh took measures to prepare for the atmosphere. ESPN reported Sunday (via ProFootballTalk.com) that Harbaugh borrowed large speakers from his former employer, Stanford, so he could blast loud music during practice. It obviously didn't work, but we're hoping at least the coach's iPod playlist was quality.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.