Originally Posted by lollipopcurve
Their track record speaks for itself. You can't expect any team to hit gold every year. The team has been remarkably consistent in making good first round picks over the last several years -- I think their reputation is secure.
Although this is true, if the pick doesn't pan out, this is when everyone starts to slam Buckley for how he lost his touch or whatever. Everyone will want his head if he's unable to "restock" the organization. And since he already knew Travieso, people would never let go of the nepotism thing.