Originally Posted by GP
Sometimes you have to understand that so much of what these coaches say is just coach-speak...it's being courteous. What else is Vance Joseph going to say, "You know what, these guys better produce or we cut their ass ASAP. Gone. Buh-bye. No scrubs. Know what I mean, Jack?" Of course not.
uh... yeah. The important part of my Vance Joseph paraphrase was that he said his role in Free Agency is to find replacements for the guys we might lose. They have no say in making offers to our FAs or in the negotiating. The coaches are instead working with the scouts to find players that will fit with what we're trying to do.