Time to read the riot act, just do it quietly
If there is such a thing as a panic button in football then Chris Hughton is refusing to press it following Newcastle United's drubbing at Derby County.
Newcastle's 15 game unbeaten run came to a disappointing end against the Rams on a night when nothing went right for the Magpies.
When United went 1-0 down to Rob Hulse's header there was nothing to suggest that Newcastle would not be able to operate the tools they have in order to snatch a result from Pride Park.
But when you're missing chances in front of goal and the referee, in Andy Taylor of Gravesend, has already let Robbie Savage get away with just a booking for a tackle similar to those that have earned red cards elsewhere this season, you start to expect the worst.
That came when Andy Carroll's effort was ruled out in another strange decision from Taylor.
Jonas then upended Michael Tonge to earn a penalty which Kris Commons belted home to double the lead and start to drain the belief out of Newcastle.
It was 3-0 shortly afterwards when Shaun Barker smashed home and that was that.
Newcastle surrender the leadership of the Championship but still have a game in hand and can return to the top on Saturday.
Hughton was a calm figure on the way out of Pride Park but it was pretty obvious that there had been a few home truths handed out to a team that he now starting to make look like his own.
All of the new boys looked pretty downbeat and with headphone clad Wayne Routledge in no mood for further human interaction during the aftermath, he looked like a man who needed to be left alone.
Yes, this was a bad night for Newcastle but there hasn't been too many like it this season.
But time to panic?
Not yet surely.