Not from a news perspective — he covered all of that perfectly well. He confirmed that Jason Campbell was his starting quarterback, that Shaun Suisham is still the kicker, and reiterated his “execution” points. He characterized Jason Campbell’s performance as “very average,” but hastened to clarify that he meant that there were a number of highs as well as some lows, and he honestly appeared to still have confidence in Campbell. He seemed at times frustrated, at times optimistic. From that point of view, it was about what you’ve come to expect from a post-loss Jim Zorn press conference.
But it was slightly disappointing from the whole quirky-descriptions-and-unique-verbiage perspective that I’ve come to enjoy this season. In that regard, I think the high point of the press conference came when Zorn was trying to explain that he calls plays that he expects to succeed — something he explained in his characteristically colorful style.
“I don’t say that I want you to run ‘Green Right Two Jet FAILURE’. We don’t have that play in our playbook.”
Which was good to hear, for two reasons: first, because it was legitimately funny, and second, because I’m very glad that he’s not deliberately calling FAILURE plays.
(Edited for clarity 8:45 a.m., December 2.)