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Captain Hilts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 08:18 AM
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Jim Zorn tugs on Superman's cape - MISTAKE
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Jim, you don't mix it up with Sonny Jurgensen in this town. Someone needs to give Zorn some Redskins history of the time Jurgensen came into a game for ONE play and was told by George Allen, to hand off to Larry Brown to set a field goal. Jurgensen threw a touchdown pass to Charley Taylor and got chewed out on the sidelines for doing so. It was Sonny's greatest moment.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/20...

-- JURGENSEN, ZORN FACE OFF: Plenty of fans and analysts have questioned the third-and-five play call midway through the third quarter, when Zorn dialed up a halfback option to Clinton Portis, whose pass fell incomplete in the end zone. The Redskins then settled for their third field goal. Legendary Redskins quarterback and radio analyst Sonny Jurgensen was among those who questioned the call, but he did so while talking with Zorn during the postgame show Sunday.

"Third down, I'm the quarterback, and you call the halfback throwing the ball for me, I'm calling timeout or calling an audible," Jurgensen said. "I'm not letting the halfback throw it. That's what you pay me for."

"Well, then, I would have to take you out of the game," Zorn countered. "As soon as you called timeout, I'd say what's wrong with my play, because . . ."

"It didn't work!" Jurgensen interrupted.

"No, but I called it to work. All right?" Zorn said. "We called it to work. It didn't work. There were a lot of plays out there that didn't work. And I'd take you out of the game. Sorry, Sonny."

There was a long pause.
Tracee Hamilton has a very good column.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/20...

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