Jim Zorn has been fired as the head coach of the Washington Redskins after compiling a 12-20 record in two years at the helm. The Redskins finished 2009 with a 4-12 recordùthe worst record the team has had in 15 years. The move has been rumored for months, starting after Washington's 19-14 loss to the Detroit Lions in Week Three. A month later, Zorn had his play-calling duties revoked before the team's 27-17 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Zorn got off to a good start as the Redskins' head coach in 2008, going 6-2 in his first eight games. But the team limped to an 8-8 finish. Things didn't get any better in 2009, and after Sherman Lewisùwho had been hired as a consultantùwas given Zorn's play-calling duties in October, many thought Zorn would be given his walking papers then. Fuel was ...
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