Originally Posted by Redsfaithful
Mike Brown really hasn't been as horrible as usual in the past 12 months, apart from the Andre Smith negotiations, and it's hard to tell who's really at fault with that sort of thing. Maybe we are entering an age where the Bengals will really just be a normal football team? I probably shouldn't be optimistic here, but the quickness of the Zimmer thing really surprised me.
I hear what you're saying but I won't be impressed that things have changed unless he addresses the Offensive coach issues. If he brings back Bratkowski and WR coach Sheppard then it shows that he still doesn't demand excellence from his coaches and that'll lead to more mediocrity.