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I'm getting in first. This is the worst defeat in ten years ! Worse even than the demolition job the Cats did on us At Skilled Stadium in the Bailey years.

We were and are  PUTRID! Too many players far too easily pleased! Chuffed we were about last week! Yeah that was our equivalent of winning a Premiership!

Let this sink in! We lost to a team of Top ups! What a absolute disgrace we are, Can we possibly get some players that actually will Bleed for the jumper!??

Poor coaching and poor selections contribute. You reap what yiou sow! The embarrasment I feel is is palpable!

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What the heck is going on with Jesse Hogan? lazy, sooky, not leading, he is not even close to the player he was last year.

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I don't even know what to say about that performance.  I really thought the players would see it as a terrific opportunity to smash a team and go 2-0 to start the season.

And we serve up rubbish.  I'm laying the blame solely at the feet of the players today.  They didn't run hard, no appetite for the contest and allowed them to do as they pleased.  I continually thought the players would take some responsibility at each break and look to make amends.  We did so briefly in the last... and then we fell over and completely lost the plot.  

I'm positive at the best of times but I can't take anything out of that game.  Nothing.  Maybe Kennedy was a positive.  Vince and Jones had a dip.  But outside of that the only word that comes to mind was 'putrid'.

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BenKen was the only guy I saw that put in a 4 quarter effort.

They chipped the ball all day and we did nothing to stop it.

Ross' inability to change the gameplan.

Forward delivery was bomb it long to Hogan and pray, even though he was double/triple teamed.

Disgraceful disposals and turnovers. Kicking for goal wasnt much better.

We had guys jogging when the game was on the line. Its the 2nd round.

Could go on forever. A embarrassing loss to say the least.

 

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4 minutes ago, hulkhogan666 said:

Most if not all of their goals came from our turnovers..... let that sink in.

According to the AFL match feed:

All of Essendon's goals have come from intercept possessions in this match.

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