With Mike Shanahan seemingly closing in on a deal to take over the coaching reins in Washington, D.C., hearts are breaking in upstate New York. But having lived in D.C. the past three years, I can tell you it's a familiar feeling for Washington. The excitement when Zorn was hired wasn't what you'd call palpable, but it was real. Redskins fans I knew said they'd have a guy who could provide some much-needed creativity and stabilityùand a young quarterbackùto a franchise that hadn't seen much of either in recent years. Now two years later, Jim Zorn is looked upon as a failure in D.C. for two sins that were largely out of his control: failing to pierce one of the toughest divisions in football and not being able to turn Jason Campbell into the elite quarterback he's capable of being. At lea ...
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