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Ravens give boot to QB coach Zorn

Posted on: January 27, 2011 5:27 pm
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Although Ravens QB Joe Flacco statistically had the best season of his career (his 25 touchdowns and 3,622 passing yards were career highs, while his 10 interceptions were the least amount he’s ever thrown), it didn’t really feel like it.

He didn’t regress last season (obviously), but he also seems to have been passed on the league’s-best-young-QB list by players like Matt Ryan and Josh Freeman.

Now, Flacco will have this second QB coach in two years, because Ravens coach John Harbaugh has fired Jim Zorn, according to the Baltimore Sun. The Sun’s source said Harbaugh and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron met with Zorn for seven hours, and it was determined that Zorn wasn’t a good fit with the rest of the coaching staff.

According to media reports, Zorn – who was fired as the Redskins head coach in 2009 – is a bit quirky, as are some of his quarterback drills. Or you could call him an “outside the box” thinker. But he did help Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck when Zorn was the quarterbacks coach in Seattle, turning him into a Pro Bowl signal-caller.

He likely won’t be out of a job for long. 

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 10, 2012 12:32 pm
 

Ravens give boot to QB coach Zorn

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Since: Dec 17, 2010
Posted on: January 27, 2011 11:49 pm
 

Ravens give boot to QB coach Zorn

Last offseason the excuse was the Ravens needed more big play wrs. The Ravens get Boldin and Housh and those guys choked against the Steelers in the playoffs (Boldin 1 catch for -2 yards). Boldin and Housh were not that impressive during the regular season either. Now the Ravens are blaming the QB coach? Maybe it is time to look at the offensive coordinator Cam Cameron. The Ravens really need to look at their offense's playcalling. Otherwise they will continue to lose games in the playoffs because of their offense.




Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: January 27, 2011 9:55 pm
 

Ravens give boot to QB coach Zorn

Even the ghost of Bill Walsh couldn't help Joe Flacco!! he just doesn't have it!! How is this Zorn's fault? You know the old saying you can't make chicken soup out of chicken sh.. (Ryhmes with hit)



Since: Nov 22, 2006
Posted on: January 27, 2011 9:46 pm
 

Ravens give boot to QB coach Zorn

Well looks like the Browns found their new OC.



Since: Jan 27, 2011
Posted on: January 27, 2011 8:38 pm
 

Ravens give boot to QB coach Zorn

Hey Sparano...grab at anything or anyone, that includes Mr. "Quirky" Zorn,  to help Henne!



Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: January 27, 2011 8:07 pm
 

Ravens give boot to QB coach Zorn

Wow, to have to sit in a meeting with Harbaugh & Cameron for 7 hours to get fired ? Hear you aren't a good fit with the rest of the coaching staff and that takes 7 hours to rationalize ? What is wrong with some employers or co-workers ?



Since: Apr 4, 2010
Posted on: January 27, 2011 6:27 pm
 

Ravens give boot to QB coach Zorn

"But he did help QB when Zorn was the quarterbacks coach in Seattle, turning him into a Pro Bowl signal-caller."

That had more to do with Mike Holmgren and Hasselbeck's work ethic. Zorn was a wild quarterback in his playing days. He relied on scrambling and and improvisation, two skills that can't really be taught. He may have had some posittive influence on Matthew, but I doubt he turned him into a pro bowler.


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