Here's my guess about Lenny "grilling" his boss:
1) What do you have to say to the fans? We're trying. Hang in there.
2) Are you getting much sleep at night? Not as much as I'd like
3) Have you pinpointed the problem? There are many problems Lenny. I take responsibility and we're going to keep on trying as best we can.
4) How do you think the coaching is doing? We all need to get better Lenny.
5) Are you optimistic about the second half of the season? Yes.
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The way the interview *should* go:
1) Do you feel like you owe an apology to the KC fans for the product you have put out on the field this year? Yes,
2) If the product is so bad, why are you not trying to do something about it? I have to work with the coaches on this. It is there call. I try not to interfere in game day.
3) If you could get a better player for this team, you would. You have said that you believe in bringing in competition. Why does the same not hold true for coaches? If a player is not performing, you bench them. If a better player is out there and available, you go and get them. Are you saying that there are no better coaches out there that you could bring in to help this team? Is the best you are capable of finding? Well, Lenny, you can't change coaches like you change socks, or even players. You have to give them a chance over multiple games and multiple seasons usually.
4) You keep defending the team's QBs because you must. The fans understand that you cannot bad mouth one of your players; but, can you look the fans in the eye on camera and at least admit that you wrongly judged the QB situation here? This was your job -- to get the best players for the coaches. I can say it's not worked out the way I would have liked, but one can never be sure about such things. The talent and preparation is there, just not the results we want.
5) Do you feel you deserve a fifth year as the GM? I do.