Now we may know why Zorn was in such a hurry to run the play — even after the Giants called timeout before it. Zorn knew he couldn’t use it this week.
This news adds even more spice to the Suisham revenge bowl, although it looks like the dream of the Redskins signing Nick Folk won’t happen.
We would have liked to see what Phillips did to prepare for the gadget play if he knew it was coming.
Perhaps he could have devised the same ingenious plan New York used: Send multiple defenders at helpless and terrified Redskins punter Hunter Smith.