Originally Posted by Cyclone792
Let's not forget dude ... let's not forget ... that Bob also said season ticket sales are right about where they were last year!
Sponsorships up + season ticket sales maintained = the economy's killing the Reds!
Or so says Bob.
Now come on, there's a LOT more to the "economy" than just sponsorships & season tickets. In general, most things are costing more across the board. I'm fairly certain that his expenses have gone up considerably (outside of payroll). It's a certain bet that he's trying to put the best light possible on his team but at the same time trying to limit people's expectations due to the budget constraints, but I don't think he's exaggerating the current financial times.