Originally Posted by TheReverend
This is a much bigger deal early in the season than it is in June. Plenty of time to get it worked out especially when the FO was able to provide a seamless transition in a worse situation last year.
Exactly but an injured Chris Kuper is of no real use to them until he can see the field and learn the OC spot. They have to sign Koppen IMHO, it's the only feasible option at this point. If Kuper was fit and ready to practice that would be a different scenario.