Sometimes you have a problem so bad that every solution is beneficial. The Texans defense, for example, literally could not be much worse if you tried to make them that way. If you took Mario Williams, Antonio Smith, Brian Cushing, and Glover Quin off the field, the result would be much the same as what we've already seen. Sure, it would be uglier, but not by much.
History teaches us that in a vacuum, someone will eventually come into power. So, why not Freddy?