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Here's another look at the defensive numbers put up by Jim Schwartz's teams.

Schwartz, the Buffalo Bills' new defensive coordinator, always has run a 4-3 base front, and that's very likely what he will do in his new job. He is not known as a big blitzer, a gambler. He plays the percentages. That doesn't mean he isn't creative. But his teams always have ranked very low in terms of the percentage of times they rush five or more men. He likes to run nickel much more than dime coverage. He likes to have two athletic safeties with good range. The Bills have that, for the moment anyway, in Jairus Byrd and Aaron Williams. (Byrd's contract is up.)

The Bills did not blitz a lot under Mike Pettine in 2013. But they did threaten the blitz a lot, feinting at the line of scrimmage with linebackers and defensive backs and varying which four men rushed the quarterback.

Here's how Detroit ranked in Schwartz's five seasons in key categories. Keep in mind, Gunther Cunningham ran the Lions' defense. Also keep in mind that Detroit did not have high-quality cornerbacks over the five seasons, which limited the team's ability to blitz effectively.

Category: 2009-10-11-12-13.

Points: 32, 19, 23, 27, 15.

Yards: 32, 22, 20, 18, 25.

Third downs: 25, 20, 3, 10, 1.

Sacks: 30, 5, 16, 20, 28.

Rush yards: 25, 24, 23, 16, 6.

INT percentage: 31, 19, 9, 25, 19.

Here's how they ranked in his Tennessee tenure, from 2001 to 2008:

Category: 2001-02-03-04-05-06-07-08.

Points: 25, 11, 13, 30, 29, 31, 8, 2.

Yards: 27, 14, 23, 31, 26, 30, 5, 4.

Third downs: 9, 14, 1, 7, 8, 20, 24, 6.

Sacks: 26, 12, 17, 28, 5, 31, 10, 6.

Rush yards: 5, 2, 1, 18, 22, 30, 5, 6.

INT percentage: 28, 15, 9, 15, 28, 15, 4, 7.