This line of reasoning has very little validity when the team record has gotten progressively worse each of the last 4 years. Now you have to replace a proven head coach with a green horn and a oc who got run out of his last big time gig.
Throw in a brutal schedule and worry more about solidifying 8 and 5
Petersen was not checked out he made an inane comment about not Appreciating the rose Bowl environment because he was focused on winning and somehow that translates to checked out? Stop pushing that narrative. He was a damn good coach who took UW to playoff all the grief he has taken is ridiculous.
9 win floor? You really dooging it up, your big on matrix why have they gotten worse 4 years in a row