Originally Posted by Snell41
Because any good GM is going to want full control on every decision. Give him that, plus money, plus a NY market and he'll be happy. Tell that GM he has to keep Rex, or has to keep any player as part of the deal and you won't have a good GM. Period.
That post is dead on, especially the bolded part.
Any new GM would want full autonomy with no meddling from Woody.