PORTIS NOT HAPPY WITH ZORN
Posted by Michael David Smith on December 9, 2008, 4:10 p.m.
Redskins running back Clinton Portis hinted after Sunday’s game that he wasn’t happy with coach Jim Zorn.
Now he’s gone a lot further than hinting.
In a radio interview today on John Thompson’s show, Portis sarcastically labeled Zorn a genius, and wondered whether he wouldn’t be better off going on injured reserve — or becoming a cheerleader.
“We got a genius for a head coach, I don’t know, I’m sure he on top of things,” Portis said, per Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post. “He’s got everything figured out. Hey, that’s up to him. All I can do is when he calls a play is go out and try to execute to the best of my ability.”
Said Portis of why Zorn pulled him out of the game against the Ravens, “You go back and watch film, I guarantee you won’t see me make no mistakes. Maybe he’s watching a different film than me.”
Asked how he should be used, Portis added, “Hey, bro, it ain’t rocket science how to use me. They can figure that out. If they want to put the ball in my hands I can try to help the team win. They don’t I’ll try to do whatever I can. If I need to cheer Ladell on, I’ll cheer Ladell on.”