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Jim Zorn (left) got off to a hot 6-2 start in his first season coaching the Redskins in 2008, then plummeted in the standings. Jay Gruden (right), now in his first season as the Redskins head coach, is faltering out of the gate, currently with a 1-5 record.

Comparing Jim Zorn and Jay Gruden’s First Years as Redskins Head Coach

A deflated-sounding Jay Gruden following the Redskins’ Week 6 loss caused The Junkies to compare him to Jim Zorn. But just how similar are the first seasons of the current and former Skins coaches?

10/13/2014

Brian Orakpo of the Washington Redskins. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Fred Smoot: ‘Tell that U-Haul Truck to Back Up’ to Brian Orakpo’s House

Brian Orakpo has been a non-factor in the Redskins defense, and former teammate Fred Smoot says “tell that U-Haul truck to back up to his house and start packing his bags.”

10/13/2014

Head coach Jay Gruden of the Washington Redskins on the sidelines during the second half of the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Reaction to Redskins Loss: ‘Blame the Front Office … for Putting Ryan Clark as Your Starting Safety’

Ryan Clark and the Redskins have another chance to act appropriately in the locker room after a loss, falling 30-20 Sunday to the Arizona Cardinals.

10/13/2014

Wide receiver Jaron Brown of the Arizona Cardinals and free safety E.J. Biggers  at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Redskins 30-20. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

5 Reasons the Redskins Lost to Arizona

Jay Gruden called it a “broken record” for a reason. The Redskins keep making the same mistakes.

10/13/2014

Quarterback Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins is grabbe by the jersey by linebacker Alex Okafor #57 of the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of the NFL game at University of Phoenix Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Boomer Esiason Predicted Redskins to Win 4 of Next 5 Before Loss to Cardinals

Before the Redskins 30-20 loss to the Cardinals, Boomer Esiason predicted Washington to win four out of their next five games.

10/12/2014

Manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals looks on in the dugout prior to Game Four of the National League Division Series against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on October 7, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Candid Q&A with Matt Williams on Nationals’ Season Successes and Failure

Matt Williams was as transparent as he could be about his first-year successes and failure as a manager, which ended in an NLDS elimination for the Washington Nationals. Here’s a question-by-question breakdown.

10/10/2014

Andre Burakovsky scores his first career goal in his NHL debut for the Washington Capitals. (Screen grab via NHL.com)

Rookie Andre Burakovsky Scores in NHL Debut to Give Capitals Early Lead (Video)

It didn’t take long for 19-year-old Capitals rookie Andrew Burakovsky to score a goal in his NHL debut. That came in less than 7 minutes.

10/09/2014

Running back Rashad Jennings #23 of the New York Giants. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NFLPA to Players Unaware of HGH Testing: ‘Guys, Just Open Your Inbox’

With reports of a few NFL players still unaware HGH testing began on Monday, NFLPA exec George Atallah has a simple, funny solution: “Sometimes, guys, just open your inbox.”

10/09/2014

RGIII running cone drills on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 at Redskins Park. (Screen shot via Brian McNally)

RGIII Looks Completely Unhampered by Ankle Running Cone Drills (Video)

RGIII has already been ruled out for the Redskins’ game Sunday against the Cardinals, but if the way he’s dancing around these cones is any indicator, he may not remain off the field much longer.

10/09/2014

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