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THE QUESTION

Midseason Coach Swap

Is a team better off sticking with its head coach even if it plans to fire him after the season is over?

Posted by Emil Steiner on October 21, 2009 9:20 AM
FROM THE PANEL

Trade Zorn for Phillips?

Here's a radical solution for the problems in Washington, Dallas and Tennessee: don't fire these head coaches, trade them.

Posted by Sean McCann, on October 21, 2009 12:43 PM

Keep Zorn for Now

The best thing Dan Snyder could possibly do would be to let the 2009 season play out with Zorn still the head coach.

Posted by Leonard Shapiro, on October 21, 2009 12:20 PM

Off With His Head!

Sometimes the gods demand a public execution, whether the official comes from a sports team, Fortune 500 corporation or government.

Posted by Jason Maloni, on October 21, 2009 10:40 AM

Dump Jim Zorn

If I were Dan Synder, I would have put Zorn out of his misery three days ago.

Posted by Sean Moroney, on October 21, 2009 10:29 AM

Why Wait, Dan?

If Dan Snyder has an idea of who he wants to coach the team next year, why not bring that person in now?

Posted by David Aldridge, on October 21, 2009 9:55 AM

It Just Don't Work

For the other three majors, changing coaches midseason is like sending back a meal. In the NFL it's like impeaching the President.

Posted by Emil Steiner, on October 21, 2009 9:55 AM

Interim in Vogue

Firing a coach in midseason isn't giving up the future.

Posted by Dave Goldberg, on October 21, 2009 9:50 AM

Dump Zorn, Keep Fisher

Zorn is getting things taken off his plate -- soon he won't have a plate at all.

Posted by Matt Loede, on October 21, 2009 9:39 AM

Interim Can Work

Bring in a temporary coach -- worst case you have to replace him in February

Posted by David Hill, on October 21, 2009 9:29 AM

FEATURED COMMENTS

toastman: Jim Zorn is a deadman in cleats and he should be, the guys hardly even an assistant coach. And as an assistant coach he makes one heck of a ...

rightisright: Ha ha! The Redskins stink...and will continue to stink. It's so much fun to eavesdrop on all you Washington fans sob and blat!...

bharn: I really think most of you fools don't know anything about sports, much less football. Zorn isn't the issue. If he was, then so was Shotte...

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