”A lot could be said of Regier and Ruff for about the first 10 years of their run, but the last six have been difficult. Regier certainly has an eye for young talent, and his drafting has been above average during most of his tenure. But there comes a time when a coach’s message turns stale for that young core group of players and when that happens, and the coach isn’t held accountable, the GM has to be blamed as well. Ruff’s career would probably benefit from a change of scenery, just like some players’ careers would. Several coaches have been hired and fired since Ruff took over, and many of those coaches have seen success in the league.’
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