Redskins head coach Zorn is fired

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Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Redskins have fired Zorn after yesterday's loss to the San Diego Chargers.

According to, Zorn was told he was fired when the team got back to Washington, D.C. last night.

Jim Zorn become head coach in February 2008, shortly after first being hired as the team's offensive coordinator.

Weeks ago it was reported that the Redskins had met with former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan and offered him the job.

It has also been reported that Shanahan has made preliminary steps to assemble his coaching staff.

The team will hold a news conference this afternoon at 12:30 to make the announcement official.

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