They got their first point on the board last weekend courtesy of a 0-0 draw with Portsmouth.
Defeats to AFC Wimbledon, Accrington Stanley and Sheffield Wednesday followed a problematic pre-season.
Rovers, who face rivals Rotherham United on Saturday, have scored just one goal in six league and cup games this term with injuries to key attacking players stunting the progress of Richie Wellens' new-look side.
So where are Rovers and their League One rivals predicted to finish after the opening four games of the season?
Here, we take a look at what the experts at FiveThirtyEight are saying ahead of another frantic season in the third tier of English football.
FiveThirtyEIght use a complex ratings system to simulate match outcomes and formulate a predicted table which is updated after every match. For more details click HERE.