In the nautical community the captain always goes down with the ship, even if the designers didn't build the ship correctly or the first mate is sleeping on duty as the ship careens into an iceberg.
NFL teams are very similar in this regard.á No matter what the actual problem is the Coach and QB take all the blame.
Due to these tried and true customs Jim Zorn will now manfully remain on the ship while everyone else is scrambling for a lifeboat.
Zorn has made some puzzling coaching decisions.á But Zorn is a likable and talented coach who may still have a bright future if he can wipe away the stink that the Redskins have smeared on him.
I truly believe that this is a talent issue much more than it is a coaching issue (although why a coach wouldn't atte ...
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Article written by Dan Yoke