Jim Zorn

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?


Jim Zorn and Mike Shanahan (Photo by Jeff Gross/Rob Carr/Getty Images)

6 Least Successful Redskins Coaches in History

A list of the Washington Redskins coaches with the worst records.


Jim Zorn and Mike Shanahan (Photo by Jeff Gross/Rob Carr/Getty Images)

La Canfora Slams Redskins: This Is Worse Than Zorn!

How bad is it for the Washington Redskins? Well, it’s worse than the Jim Zorn era according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.


Redskins head coaches Mike Shanahan and Jim Zorn. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Shanahan, Zorn Eras Not All That Different

The apparent chasm between the lighthearted Jim Zorn era and the militaristic Mike Shanahan regime might not be quite as gaping at it seems.


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Largent: Tebow Doesn’t Know QB ‘Fundamentals’ According to Jim Zorn

Hall of Famer Steve Largent, while on with the Junkies to promote his Table Manners appearance, made a surprising revelation about Tim Tebow Tuesday. According to his former teammate Jim Zorn, who worked with the quarterback last week in Arizona, even after three years in the NFL, Tebow still doesn’t know the fundamentals of the quarterback position.


New York Jets v Washington Redskins

Elfin: Redskins Rolling The Dice With Running Back Corps

It’s not uncommon for Mike Shanahan to carry a collection of young ball-carriers on a team and go with the hot hand, but if the Redskins find out they don’t have a number one running back on this offense after cutting Tim Hightower, it could be catastrophic to RGIII’s passing game.


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After Passed Over, Zorn Stays With Chiefs

It sure hasn’t been easy for Jim Zorn since he came to Washington.


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Elfin: Shanahan Good With Direction Of Redskins

“We have a much younger football team. We have a lot more depth at a lot of different positions. I feel good about the type of players that we do have.”

106.7 The Fan–12/28/2011

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David Elfin On Sports: What Have The Skins Accomplished Since Zorn?

Three years ago, riding high under an upbeat, smooth-talking coach named Jim Zorn, the Redskins were playing great football. However, ever since then it’s been a disaster. So what has Mike Shanahan done as Zorn’s replacement?

106.7 The Fan–11/07/2011

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David Elfin On Sports: Redskins Following Boring Script

However, hopes always springs eternal for the burgundy and gold faithful even after an 18-30 record the past three years.

106.7 The Fan–08/12/2011