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Jim Zorn Post-Game Press Conference

On if the Redskins have enough tools to be successful on offense:

"Yes, and I can prove it just based on the video from the game. But it won't matter what we call if we don't execute. I'm not saying that everything we call should be successful. I expect it to be successful, that's why I call the play.

On the team heading into this game:

"We knew coming in that we were going to have to score more that seven points to win this game. That was a given because they [the Giants] are a very good football team, but to have them come here and beat us like that is hard."

On whether the Giants' defense did anything to surprise the Redskins:

"They had different coverage up front, but nothing that we were surprised about. A little bit more of their blitz package and in the last two minutes of the game, they were blitzing us. It's not the scheme that was surprising, but trying to couple what the call was with the scheme."

On why the Redskins lost:

"For starters, we didn't complete two critical long balls to our receivers. Secondly, we weren't able to effectively adjust to the game's speed. Lastly, I didn't feel we understood how critical this game was. If we did understand the importance of a win today, we definitely didn't perform like we did."

On the performance of the wide receivers:

"Our receivers were not getting separation on their routes and therefore we were getting hammered as soon as the catch was made. We had wide receivers running poor routes. Antwaan Randle El is a smart player, therefore he was trying to get the yardage we needed directly off the catch instead of running the given route and maybe running for an extra 2 or 3 yards to get the yardage we needed."

On the way the team practiced last week:

"Our practices went very well this week, but the way we practice is not always indicative of the way we are going to play. It is hard to account for the unexpected during practice."

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