"In this building, that question has never even been brought up," Cerrato, the executive vice president of football operations, said on his radio show on WTEM-AM. "It's never even been discussed."
Cerrato hedged, however, when asked whether Zorn would return next season. Cerrato answered "Yeah" before quickly adding again that the matter hadn't been discussed.
First-year coach Zorn's status has been the subject of widespread speculation during the free-fall that has followed a 6-2 start. The speculation has been fueled in part by owner Dan Snyder's high turnover rate among head coaches -- he's had six in less than a decade -- and by Cerrato's refusal to address the subject despite numerous interview requests.
"It's business as usual in this building," he said.
Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press