That's why you hire the new GM first and then allow him to do his job with all the subsequent heavy lifting. Happens all the time in the NFL when new ownership arrives. And, not counting expansion teams, franchises being purchased in the NFL are generally not *healthy* franchises. Most owners or groups that own SUCCESSFUL teams are usually not interested in selling. So Tepper isn't unique in stepping into a franchise in "disarray". He is unique, however, in lacking the confidence to immediately do anything about it.