â†µThe Clinton Portis so-called bashing of Jim Zorn yesterday was blown way, way out of proportion by many, including the Skins' hometown Washington Post, which should come as no big surprise -- the Post and the Redskins don’t play nice. â†µ
â†µNevertheless, what Portis said on D.C.’s SportsTalk 980 was something. It wasn’t the start of a revolt against first-year coach Zorn, but it certainly wasn’t a positive either. It feel somewhere between. It was a team MVP, who was benched two days prior, voicing frustrations that are likely echoed by much of the Redskins’ locker room, albeit in a less than constructive way. These things happen when a team manages to blow January football reservations over the course of five weeks. â†µâ†µ
â†µBut just to make sure all was cool, and that coach and coachee were eye-to-eye, Zorn met with Portis today. Afterward, CP had some choice quotes, as always. Dan Steinberg at the D.C. Sports Bog has them all, but this was an instant classic: â†µâ†µ
â†µâ‡¥"Before this turns into a whole 'nother 'Clinton Portis Want Out of Washington,' â†µâ‡¥I love [the] Washington, D.C. area. I love this DMV or whatever you â†µâ‡¥want to call it. Me and Obama got big plans for the next four years, so â†µâ‡¥I'll be here." â†µâ†µHe’s not lying. Obama and Portis have had several closed door meetings, and word is they are extremely close to finalizing the creation of The Department of Pocket Equilibrium. Its mission: to deter all those who may try to hate on your paper.â†µ
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