I separated them as the first comment can stand alone as an ownership or management philosophy. I took it as it being your view of any newly hired coach coming with no previous experience as HC, not just nfl, you don’t expect there to be much growing in the new role of head coach. I disagree.
I don’t expect, didn’t, expect Patricia to be as good, great or mediocre as Caldwell, Caldwell had many years of experience as a head coach Patricia didn’t so my expectations were different. Many other factors come into play as well specific to the situation each first time coach walks into.
I figured that Patricia would learn from his mistakes, similar to any first time head coach or manager in any profession does.
Juwan Howard comes to mind where people discussed how he grew into the role in his first season at UM. People have said the same for many other first time head coaches in all sports. So I found the part of your post I responded to interesting