It's pretty irrelevant what had to be replaced when evaluating the scouting job being done. Either the new players are quality or they're not. What we've done at the OL since Garrett has been head coach has been awful. Tyron's the only one worth mentioning. We drafted poorly (Arkin, Nagy), whiffed in FA (Livings, Bernadeau) and are relying on a couple of ham and egg UDFAs to emerge as a starter (Costa, Kowalski). A tip of the cap to the scouting and system in place that let them unearth Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne. It's amazing what 50 million dollars and 1st and 2nd round picks can get you. What a bargain. The bottom line is an honest evaluation of this team will tell you it's been mismanaged in every aspect of the organization and that certainly includes the scouting and player personnel. This is why you have such a top heavy roster. It's not because of what's been replaced but what we've replaced them with. Now I've seen some improvement but it's still nowhere near where it needs to be. In fact, the 2012 draft class is almost certain to go down as worse than the 2011 class. We've got to start hitting on more picks. Particularly mid to late rounders who give you that cap relief to be able to absorb some of these awful cap killing contracts the Jones twins can't stop signing. Kyle Wilber? Matt Johnson? Danny Coale? James Hanna? Caleb McSurdy? If you're honest, that's a very underwhelming group of mid to late round picks last year. You hope it starts to look better this year but do you have any faith in that? I would looooove to believe our personnel department has turned around since Garrett's been the coach and we simply have to be patient as all these quality young players mature into their prime. I just don't see it.