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I'm a bit befuddled as to why so many people want Howe out. Seems to me whenever he plays well, we play well. Must have finished in our top 10 in the b&f over the past couple of years. Clearly his asking price is the issue. I'm a bit a flat about the whole thing

Because of we've learnt anything it's that there is no point keeping players who are only in it for the money or quick success

We plucked this guy from obscurity. He would be changing light globes today if not for us. Now he has the nerve to ask for more money than he's worth because he takes a specie once in a while?!

Commit or take a hike. This ongoing saga for an average player. What a joke.

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Howie got his wish to spend more time in the Melbourne forward line.

The hatred for Howe on here is putrid and really sick. Get a grip people, he is a footballer who is clearly being pushed out of his club and he is looking for a another club and contract to secure hi

No way North are interested. He's under 30.

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Howe seems gone.Something tells me pick 22 gets it done. Dees would like 19, but GC know we are happy to trade him to make other deals happen.

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I'm a bit befuddled as to why so many people want Howe out. Seems to me whenever he plays well, we play well. Must have finished in our top 10 in the b&f over the past couple of years. Clearly his asking price is the issue. I'm a bit a flat about the whole thing

I think you answered your own question. Can you list the games this year where Jeremy showed up?

It's a bit like Frawley. Great shutdown defender when he bothers to put in. Unfortunately for us, he spent about 17 rounds last year trying not to get injured while deciding on a new club.

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Howe isn't really a defender, isn't really a forward, and certainly isn't a midfielder at the moment.

Personally I think he should be a dangerous tall midfielder, with the valuable bonuses of being able to take intercept marks as part of midfield defence or to drift forward and mess with match-up structures.

I think his main limitation at the moment is his inability to grasp that he isn't 'there' yet at a player. He clearly believes, perhaps with an irresponsible manager whispering in his ear, that he is already a star of the game and Melbourne aren't 'appreciating' him enough and that's the only reason he doesn't do better.

When the finger comes out, he could well be worth 650k a year, but right now it is hard to justify 400k.

this is what should have happened to him at the beginning of his career. he should have been made to work hard. he wasn't.

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I think you answered your own question. Can you list the games this year where Jeremy showed up?

It's a bit like Frawley. Great shutdown defender when he bothers to put in. Unfortunately for us, he spent about 17 rounds last year trying not to get injured while deciding on a new club.

Yeah fair point but do you really think Frawley didn't put in as much last year as he did this year?

You could easily just as say that Frawley had a better year this year purely due to the fact that he was playing for the top team in the competition.

I would of have thought if the team improved next year so would of Howe's performances.

Anyway as a poster said before, he hasn't committed so f him.

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Because of we've learnt anything it's that there is no point keeping players who are only in it for the money or quick success

We plucked this guy from obscurity. He would be changing light globes today if not for us. Now he has the nerve to ask for more money than he's worth because he takes a specie once in a while?!

Commit or take a hike. This ongoing saga for an average player. What a joke.

Not true, he was on the radar of many clubs, would have definately been drafted if we didnt take him

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Someone remind me what GC i swilling to part with that we would want, Bennell is not it, so what is it that we want from them?

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Confused as to why we touched Garlett but we won't touch Bennell. Correct me if I am wrong but Garlett has been a raging success

Off field, Jeffy a family man who had made a mistake one night and was off side with current coach..

Harley is a raging bull kid who is just going to find trouble out on the town with the boys every time..

I'd still take the risk though, Bennell is a gun..

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You're right. I forgot to bundle in Hogan to Essendon! I should send my CV to the club.

I'm going to give the benefit of the doubt and hope, nay pray, Barney was just playing along.

You threw out a bait waiting for the bite.

You got the bite, but come in spinner.

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Confused as to why we touched Garlett but we won't touch Bennell. Correct me if I am wrong but Garlett has been a raging success

lol

Garlett went off the rails due to family issues. That has been resolved, Garlett is in a good place and there has been no more trouble.

Bennell is a pi55head.

Garlett hasn't turned up to recovery hammered (repeat offender)

Garlett didn't go on the turps until 5am before his medical with Melb

Etc, etc

Bennell has a problem he is yet to show any signs of addressing.

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I'm a bit befuddled as to why so many people want Howe out. Seems to me whenever he plays well, we play well. Must have finished in our top 10 in the b&f over the past couple of years. Clearly his asking price is the issue. I'm a bit a flat about the whole thing

I believe it's the club who wants Howe out.

Most clued on supporters know that Howe is poor in a contest, but Dermie summed him up perfectly the other day when he said he won't mark in front, it always has to be from behind. And for me, that's the main reason he's so unreliable as a forward and always has these long quiet periods. Gunston is a great mark in front and in front of his eyes. Watts and Howe aren't.

Howe is a $350K player looking for $500K.

Bye.

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Is it possible under afl rules to link Prestia with the Howe trade but for Prestia to see out his contract with GC next year? Not suggesting a straight swap. Draft picks would also be included.

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Confused as to why we touched Garlett but we won't touch Bennell. Correct me if I am wrong but Garlett has been a raging success

Heard it said that Martin told the Tigers they shouldn't take him, enough said.

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Is it possible under afl rules to link Prestia with the Howe trade but for Prestia to see out his contract with GC next year? Not suggesting a straight swap. Draft picks would also be included.

No, because you can't sign with another club whilst you're still under contract.

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There is no doubt that Roos is pizzed off that Howe is demanding far more than what he is worth. Think he even leaked that to Slobbo a couple of weeks ago on AFL 360, He won't be held to ransom with a guy that finishes ninth in the Bluey.

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Won't happen, because Howe isn't worth anything like 16.

To think we could have had pick 7 for Howe last year. We should have just said yes.

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To think we could have had pick 7 for Howe last year. We should have just said yes.

We did.

That's why they got to talk to Howe and couldn't convince him to come in the 2 hours left in Trade Week...

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