I've generally felt that OB has done a pretty good job, but there have been a number of moves that I have felt have been suspect. One of the big ones has been the handling of the DBs. We keep letting good ones go, and don't find anyone to replace them. I think we have one pick this year, while I can easily think of at least 4 picks by players we have gotten rid of. Another area that has not been handled well is the O-Line. After being at the bottom of the league for a couple of years we should easily have a stock-pile of Canadians from our draft choices, but we find ways to pick bad ones (ie. Carlson), or piss good one's off (Cedric G-M), or toss others away (Gauthier). We are presently dressing two Imports on the O-Line and don't have a lot of depth. That's not getting the job done. I also think OB has unnecessarily dished out big money on some big name Import players. Some have panned out, and some have not. At this point I like Cobourne (dis-like the way we use him), but we probably would be just as well off by having Grant and Milner at a fraction of the cost. I am also not so certain that the GM should have allowed so many coaching changes in one year. More continuity is required to keep getting better. Losing the three head assistant coaches was just asking for trouble.
I know it's easy to second guess these types of decisions, particularly when you don't have to take the whole picture into consideration. Things like the cap, contract lengths, and the import ratio are easy to overlook when making judgements. Overall, I really think there is some room for improvement.
In keeping with the subject of the post, I really think it's too early to get rid of any coach. At this point there appear to be a lot of mistakes being made on the team, but we are only 2 weeks in. If we are still making mistakes and not prepared after week 6, time to consider who is not getting the job done. Wait any longer and the season would be lost.
It will be interesting next week, because one of Saskatchewan or Hamilton is going to be 0-3 (if there is no tie). Things are going to get ugly for one of those two teams.