Except that all indications are that Lou's role will remain the same or even grow. IMHO you really need to throw this season out, and get ready for next year. Knowing what we know now about how bad the Devs finances have been the last two years, I just don't see how people can be so down on this team. Now that our finances are straight, I look for Lou to make a couple of moves to bring in scoring, and work some draft magic. I just can't get so down on this team as some people. In fact, I think the reality is that we over achieved on many levels.
As someone who spent a lot of time in the broadcasting business, I will share this: putting ratings in the hands of someone not trained in interpreting them is a dangerous thing. Having not seen the actual numbers, I can't presume to analyze them. I will point out that there are many unusual nuances about this market that work against us in the ratings world.