The Heat Is On Maciocia

Fresh Focus For Coach In New Esks Era

Patience key for team now grappling with reality

Lowell Ullrich, Friday, June 22, 2007

Edmonton coaches always used to preach tradition
to the point of nausea for visitors.

Now, no chance is missed to talk about patience.

"If you don't have it, you're going to struggle," Maciocia said

Being over the unenforced salary cap by $850,000 last year
meant the end of the line for high-salaried veterans

like Ed Hervey, Singor Mobley and Troy Davis.

[and yet] it's been downhill all the way
from there, thanks to endless injuries.

click here

for this The Province online article

Nobody cares to complain about Edmonton
spending way over the salary cap

as long as they finish out of the playoffs, eh?