Originally Posted by WhiteWhale
Now here's why I don't like it: Pioli did the safe thing AGAIN. He hired what he was familiar with. Here's another thing that pisses me off: I think this has a lot to do with Matt Cassel.
If there's any hope to be found, one might note the coincidence in timing in Pioli and Romeo coming out unified in their "QB competition" mantra just 24 hours before getting their OC signed.
Maybe even the "safe" choice was like "**** you, I'm not tying my career to THAT guy."