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Old 08-09-2008, 08:23 PM   #31
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Re: I believe Zorn belongs

After seeing the results of the first game and watching a little bit of the Bills' game, I do believe Coach Zorn belongs. He's going to have some bumps along the way, but he has re-energized this team and they some more focused than in the past. Nothing against Coach Gibbs - he is and will forever be a legend - but this team is really focused.
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Old 08-10-2008, 01:48 AM   #32
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Re: I believe Zorn belongs

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I was going to post this in the Camp Confidential thread, but I didn't feel like it was totally on topic, so I decided it deserved its own thread.

I definitely get the feeling that the Skins believe in Jim Zorn, it seems like everyone is responding to him and Cooley said that everyone believes in him.

I heard a great quote about pitching once that I think can apply to pretty much anything: "If you act like you belong, other people will start to believe you belong and then you will believe that they believe you belong." I really think that Zorn feels like he belongs in his head coaching role, I also think his players think he belongs and I don't think it will be long before the rest of the league starts to realize that he belongs.

I really don't know why, I'm normally very cautiously optimistic when it comes to the Redskins. They've broken my heart a few too many times, however, I will not lie, I have a huge man crush on Jim Zorn. I think it's because we're finally in a situation where we didn't chase the big name and make the big hire. Zorn could actually have a Bill Cowher like tenure here, he's a guy who could coach for the next 10 years and it's probably been since Norv (ugh) since that was a real possibility. Everyone knew that Marty, Spurrier and Gibbs weren't in it for the long haul.

I get all warm and fuzzy when I think about Zorn and Campbell bring back a winning tradition to back Washington. I would love to see something like 7 out of 10 years in the playoffs and a Super Bowl ring or two. I finally feel like this team has found long term solutions at HC and QB and I couldn't be more excited about that.

I want to end by saying, that I really appreciate what Joe Gibbs did for this team. While I was, overall, not too totally impressed with his tenure, one thing he did was bring back a pride to this team that I feel like was lacking under Schottenhiemer and Spurrier. Gibbs definitely turned the team around, I do wish he had been able to bring a title back to Washington, but I'm hoping Zorn can pick up where he left off and finish the job. I also love his approach to Campbell, the thought that his success is tied to Zorn and if Campbell plays poorly, it seems that Zorn will take that as a personal failure.
Great post. Count me as a believer too. The Danny clearly decided Zorn was the best guy to make Jason Campbell an elite QB. I'm very bullish on their future.
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Old 08-10-2008, 11:45 AM   #33
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Re: I believe Zorn belongs

i think he belongs to, i heard the announcers say that after we ran out of timeouts he gave his challenge flag to someone else so he couldnt make the mistake of throwing it like gibbs did last yr when we played buffalo.2 TO back to back
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