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Not your usual Jack Watts thread. He has been fantastic the last 5 or 6 weeks. He has chased and tackled along with his usual high efficiency with the ball. I was starting to lose faith with him but he has been fantastic the last few weeks.

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Was very good again today. High fpoty IQ that bloke and the skills to execute. Even though he missed that goal on the run, it was great seeing him take on the game and use his speed.

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Get the replay of his interview on 3AW just then. Absolutely fantastic.

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I forgot to add that the last 5 or so weeks he has been using his speed to take the game on. I feel like he is in the best form of his career and hope to see a lot more of him. He is very cool under pressure and when he is being tackled always seems to get off a good handball.

Edit: I don't think I have seen him play like this before with this intensity and it is fantastic!

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Said before the Queens birthday game I just want to see a tough, full body tackle from Watts, as I couldn't remember one.

That day, he nailed Varcoe a beauty and he has been good ever since. Laid another good tackle today. I have given up on him being a tough hard player, but when it is his turn I expect him to go and I expect strong tackles, something we are starting to see from him

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Get the replay of his interview on 3AW just then. Absolutely fantastic.

Can u post the link Dee?

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Great again this week.

Should be making some people eat their words, if they are able recognise it.

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Best game he's played I think.

Saved our bacon down back when we started to wobble. Cool head.

I want to see those bursts of speed more though!

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his second efforts have improved out of sight and i have confidence that when he has the ball in hand - particularly when he uses it by foot - that something good is going to happen.

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The only thing Watts has been missing is effort and aggression.

He now has those on top of his footy skills and brains.

Keep it up Watts. Love watching him play this way.

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Would have been great to c him nail that goal when he ran through the forward 50 digging collinwobble players.

Would have been icing on the cake.

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Maturing nicely. Great foot skills. Good decision making.

Anyone still want to trade him for sfa?

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I wonder how much f this has to to with Brencan McCartney working closely with him.

Hes a brand new player since he was dropped for the Hawks game

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Starting to be a little narky during games too, must be starting to believe.

He will never be a crash bash player, but as long as he gives effort he will be a very good player.

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I have been a pretty big Watts detractor. He has been fantastic the last few months. Absolutely turned the corner.

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Was always going to come good imo. Confidence player. PLays his best footy when we are up

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Best game he's played I think.

Saved our bacon down back when we started to wobble. Cool head.

I want to see those bursts of speed more though!

Yep. The cool head under pressure has been a feature for the last month or so, but the charging forward like a maniac was a new thing.

Confidence is a wonderful thing.

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Maturing nicely. Great foot skills. Good decision making.

Anyone still want to trade him for sfa?

Been good.

Not for SFA but another good month and sell high.

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Been good.

Not for SFA but another good month and sell high.

Some people will never be pleased

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Great composure today, looked a calm, mature leader

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Great interview - whatever you think about his football, he's shown he's been able to soldier on in spite of unrelenting criticism. Well done Jack.

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