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01-06-2010, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Libertine View Post
I don't think anyone is really criticizing the construction of the roster in this thread. It's more about criticizing contracts and the picks given away.
I'm not sure I see the distinction, but

Originally Posted by Libertine View Post
That being said, it's fair to say it is hindsight to criticize the construction of the roster. However, in fairness he did build a talented team on paper. I don't think the expectations were that unrealistic when you just look at what they had on paper. In my opinion the problem is they lack the intangibles to become a championship and that's something difficult to predict or measure as a fan.
Well said.

On paper, it does indeed look fine. There's an element missing. Seemed like it was there early on, then *poof*. Something extraordinary happened and I'm not sure we will ever learn what it was.

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