The Washington Times - February 21, 2009, 09:52AM
Ryan ZimmermanIs it easy to flush away last year and forget about it? SEE RELATED:

Does the same apply to you individually?Is there pressure to be the face of franchise?What’s the possibility of a long-term deal before Opening Day?Why is this the time for a long-term deal?Has this process given you appreciation for all that’s involved in that?Because of the bad economy, would it make sense to wait?Since you’ve been here, you’ve always been considered a young guy…Well, in this clubhouse, are you a veteran?Have you seen enough commitment from Nats to feel like the team will be better and make you want to sign long-term?