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03-08-2013, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by NYR Boyler87 View Post
I think people here put too much blame and responsibility at the feet of the GM. By all accounts, many of the higher ups in the CLB organization have stayed. They have a Gordie Clark and Jeff Gorton as well as their scouts who did most of the heavy lifting in that deal I am sure
I get that but it sounds like with the turnover in leadership in Columbus (JD coming in), it seemed clear that Howson was likely gone, regardless of the Nash deal. Nash was a big piece and I would think the new regime would want all assets at their disposal. So maybe my comment is less about Howson and more about the timing of the trade.

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