It kind of is though considering Howie was confident enough in his character and him as a player to sell the farm to draft him #2 in the first place. Clearly, he wasn't the player or person they thought he was. That or Howie created an untenable situation with the coaching staff that he also led the hiring for. Either way it is a situation that falls on the shoulders of the GM, and to me, Howie's career should've been tethered to Wentz's.
It's great and all that he's doing what he can to try to salvage and maximize the situation after the fact, but he's the one that got us into it in the