1. He appears to be the "last resort" candidate, not a first-choice.
2. He is an internal candidate at a time I believe we need an injection of new, outside, thinking at the GM position.
3. Right or wrong, he is "tainted" by having worked under Tannenbaum and Bradway, by extention.
4. He is not a "name" candidate that most fans have heard of (unliek Gamble, for example, or Caldwell).