When the going gets tough for the Washington Redskins, Daniel Snyder wants to fire somebody, especially coach Jim Zornáwho is 20 games in to the job. There'sásomething familiaráabout that. Oh yeah! Al Davis fired Shanahan as coach of the Los Angeles Raiders in 1989. Shanahan coached the Raiders for 20 games. Davis released him after a 1-3 start in his second year as coach. Queue the Twilight Zone music. Snyder has shown adolescent fury at coach Jim Zorn for the last three weeks,ádisdaining the man he said was aásteal of aácoaching prospect justálast year. So Shanahan must have felt aápang of familiarity when approached by Snyder's people. News accountsásay that Shanahan rejectedáWashington's overtures because of timing and low odds ofáfixing the Redskinsáthis season. But, would ...
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