Yeah but if we waited we couldn’t have made a cowardly announcement in the middle of January when the decision would receive the least amount of scrutiny possible.You can argue either way whether this is a good or a bad decision. But what is pretty much unarguable is that it's a premature decision.
Why do this now? He's contracted until the end of the year, just wait a few months and make sure we don't ****ing suck next year. If we don't suck next year, we haven't lost anything by not renewing him now. If we do suck, then we've lost hundreds of thousands if not millions of dollars by renewing him now. Moronic.