I got up at 6 am to watch. (I'm in Europe) Should have stayed in bed. My observations:
Backline let down by mids allowing Brisbane easy forward entries.
Forwards competing with each other in marking contests.
No real crumbers in forward half.
For all his strength and supposed ability, Petracca's disposal is pathetic.
Yes, we have Viney, Jones and Melksham to come in. But they haven't had full pre-seasons or proper match practice, so we can't expect too much from them in round 1.
I'm to Melbourne for a holiday next week and intend to go the Port game. But I fear we will struggle against them.