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Zorn was burned by at least two decisions.
He went for it on fourth-and-goal from the 1 on Washington's first drive and Clinton Portis was stopped.
"I didn't think we'd be denied getting in the end zone and we were," Zorn said. "But there was no way a team could drive 99 yards on us was my thought."
The Lions drove 99 yards on 12 plays over nearly 6 minutes, capping the impressive drive with Johnson's fantastic catch on a high throw in the end zone from Stafford.
On the possession, Zorn accepted a penalty instead of leaving the Lions with a 50-yard kick. Instead, Stafford ducked to avoid a sack and ran for 21 yards to convert a third-and-13 that set up his TD pass on the next play.
"Jason Hanson was in field goal range," Zorn said. "I just had to pull him back out of it and try to get off the field so they wouldn't get another three points. That was my thinking."
After a week of second-guessing and speculation about Zorn's job security, Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth is ready for more of the same.
"It don't matter if Joe Gibbs was here or any All-Star coach, they're still going to point fingers," said Haynesworth, who hurt his right hip in the first half and returned to play in the third quarter.
Do the Redskins still support Zorn?
"I hope so, you only have one head coach," Haynesworth said. "I can't speak for everybody else, but I am."
NOTES: A reporter attempted to approach Redskins owner Dan Snyder after the game, but security wouldn't allow an interview. ... Snyder's friend, Tom Cruise, chatted with Zorn about an hour before kickoff and signed autographs. ... Lions RB Kevin Smith ran for 101 yards before leaving the game with an injured right shoulder. ... The game, which was blacked out on local TV, will be shown on NFL.com for 72 hours starting at midnight Sunday.
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