Why Coaching Matters
Posted by Derek
In fairness, he inherited a unit that had issues. Maybe half the guys were plus performers, but the rest were sub-replacement level. The middle was especially bad.
The front office didn't do much to help either. Oh sure, there was the one high-profile summer addition, but it's not like he's panned out all that well. The other options were roster leftovers from last year, late round picks and, literally, street free agents.
Throw in a completely new system -- for which a lot of the current personnel weren't a great match -- and it's probably not too surprising that we've seen them take such a giant step backwards, statistically:
Oh wait, that's not what we've seen at all.