Jim Zorn: Hired To Be Fired?

Posted: 29th September 2009 by Aaron Liebman in NFL
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Redskins head coach Jim Zorn was not hired the normal way.á He was hired as an offensive coordinator to the team before they had a head coach.á After looking and failing to find a worthy candidate, Zorn was promoted to the position With that said, Redskins owner Daniel Snyder doesn't exactly handle things the normal way.á Here is someone who fires a coach in the middle of the year with three games to go (Norv Turner in 2000), a proven veteran coach to embrace a big name college coach with no pro experience (Marty Schottenheimer for Steve Spurrier in 2002), and rumors circulated he would have no problem at all firing Redskins hall of fame coach Joe Gibbs had the team failed to make the playoffs in 2007. Gibbs was smart, knowing there really was no way to win in Washington even WITH winni ...

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