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Jim Zorn may replace Marc Trestman in Montreal

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Marc Trestman has left his job as head coach of the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes to become the head coach of the Chicago Bears, and now a former NFL head coach may replace him.

Jim Zorn has interviewed for the Alouettes job, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports.

Zorn was the Redskins’ head coach for two seasons, going 8-8 in 2008 and 4-12 in 2009. Since then he has spent one year as an assistant in Baltimore and two years as an assistant in Kansas City.

In addition to a long career playing quarterback for the Seahawks, Zorn played in one game in the CFL, with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

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8 Responses to “Jim Zorn may replace Marc Trestman in Montreal”
  1. mjbulls45 says: Jan 30, 2013 9:12 AM

    he started 6-2 one year….

    and then they collapsed,

    a bit part bc of the weak crowds at fedex field, the old RFK would be rocking and stadium shook up !

    now the skins get a 14-0 lead in a playoff game and lose to an opposing rookie QB ,

    solution – Dan Snyder stop running the skins like a business and put the old faithful RFK type hog gibbs fans where they belong,

    fedex field in the middle of PG county?

    really?.

  2. august589 says: Jan 30, 2013 9:16 AM

    I’m not sure this would be a good move for the Al’s.

  3. jacobknicks says: Jan 30, 2013 9:21 AM

    So the guy with NFL head coaching experience goes to Canada and the guy with Canadian head coaching experience comes to the NFL

  4. nwofolife says: Jan 30, 2013 9:23 AM

    Zorny will always be loved in Seattle! That good ole scrambling lefty in the Kingdome.

  5. davekezer says: Jan 30, 2013 9:23 AM

    Ah yes… that everpresent Jim Zorn “Wait… huh???” look. As a Skins fan, that look, complete with Jason Campbell’s “I just ate a bland ham sandwich” faceless expression, made it a VERY long two seasons.

  6. manilarizzo says: Jan 30, 2013 9:46 AM

    After that 6-2 start I remember thinking we had found our guy. It’s refreshing for a change to finally look forward than having to look back.

  7. bugorfeature says: Jan 30, 2013 11:34 AM

    I think Zorn is a good fit for the CFL where the rules favor passing.

  8. completefan says: Jan 30, 2013 5:24 PM

    I’d like to see Glen Constantin get a shot after the success he has had at Laval.

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