Game's On. Will Tom Cruise Jinx it?

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By Asha Beh
|  Sunday, Sep 27, 2009  |  Updated 4:06 PM EDT
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Game's On. Will Tom Cruise Jinx it?

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Tom Cruise. The devil incarnate? If his presence causes the 'Skins to lose, yes.

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O.K. Fourth quarter. The Washington Redskins have scored another touchdown and Albert Haynesworth's back after a sack injury, but the Detroit Lions still have the lead, 19-14.

'Skins fans via Twitter are suggesting putting actor Tom Cruise on the field.

Cruise, who's at Ford Field Sunday as a guest of Redskins owner Dan Snyder, was being blamed in advance if Washington loses. But we say, c'mon Washington, you've got to fight the "curse of Cruise!"

From the Twitter-field: 

ruthiem: Hey Dan Snyder, maybe you should give Tom Cruise the ball on the next play. #redskins #firejimzorn #NFL
Tinnerz10: #redskins should put Tom Cruise on the field. It can't get any worse.
RickMaese: Anyone know Redskins' record when Tom Cruise is in attendance? Curse of Cruise?
KateHeflin: Glad Zorn spent pregame prep time hanging out with DC sports legend Tom Cruise. Snyder, you're killing us. #redskins
JRobey83: Tom Cruise is apparently at the #Redskins game. If they lose to the #Lions it's his fault.
JoeJacobi: @jasonwoodmansee @redskinsblog Maybe the fans are saying "O" please Tom Cruise leave the building now and stop cursing the #redskins.
LarryLage: #Redskins Tom Cruise signed autographs for #Lions fans, but I'd bet they'd trade the keepsake for a 'W' #AP_NFL .
Maybe Tom Cruise is there to deliver the dramatic news to Zorn... #redskins .

And if the 'Skins do manage to lose to Detroit (nnnooooooooo!!!)? Some say the Zorn era could be over before it begins.

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