The Jim Zorn That I Knew

Posted: 4th January 2010 by Farid Rushdi in NFL
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Make no mistake, I am a die-hard RedskinsÆ fan. The first quarterback I cheeredùand booedùwas a fellow by the name of Norm Snead, the player traded to the Philadelphia Eagles for the beloved Sonny Jurgensen in 1964. á I was elated when Vice Lombardi came to Washington and devastated when he died after just one season in the big chair. I watched as George Allen made the franchise a winner and saw Joe Gibbs make a winner a champion. á So yeah, IÆve got a RedskinsÆ pedigree. á But I also lived in Seattle in the late 1970s and early 1980s and watched a moribund, rag-tag team of castoffs try to reach respectability behind a short, quick-footed lefty quarterback from Cal Poly Pamona. á His name was Jim Zorn. á He led the expansion Seahawks to winning records in just their third and fou ...

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