Originally Posted by MikeThierry
This seems a bit nit picky in my opinion. The Cards need to fill the manager position as soon as possible considering the other huge thing they have to do in the off season. Plus, he decided to do this in August and there was no point in him putting it off any longer.
So it couldn't have been determined privately, with him announcing it publicly a week or two later?
Sorry... Not buying the reasoning.