Originally Posted by htismaqe
The initial report from Peter King on Sunday night says it all:
Romeo being gone was a done deal but Pioli's status was uncertain.
Because PIOLI TOLD PETER KING that he was going to fire Romeo no matter what happened with himself. Pioli has been eyeing HC candidates for several weeks, no doubt about it.
Sounds like these were interviews that Pioli set up before the end of the season.
Clark sends Pioli instead of cancelling outright, Pioli has ZERO power to do anything, explains why interview reportedly went poorly and Koetter signs an extension with ATL before Pioli's car leaves the parking lot.