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If we get him he won't kick 60 goals a year, but he will be dangerous under the long ball because he's 200cm tall and reasonably strong. That makes our whole forward line work better and requires the opposition play their best defender on him. 

You can build a forward line around that.

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When playing at North - hate his stupid run up, hate his flopping for frees, hate how straight of a kick he is for goal and I hate his stupid hair cut. Now that he is pretty much going to be a De

All looking good. Expect him to nominate  melbourne any time now. Both parties are seemingly very excited.     

Kick the ball to Ben Brown. 

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2 hours ago, Clintosaurus said:

He was not drafted until he was 21, so only 7 years in the system. I would think he has at least 4 years left. Would they offload Polec and Brown for a second round pick? Guess how much salary we are prepared to take on would be a factor?

That would be a super deal but could not see them going for it.Second round pick and a player say T Mac??

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6 minutes ago, picket fence said:

That would be a super deal but could not see them going for it.Second round pick and a player say T Mac??

Take it and run. Salary swap Polec for T Mac - makes our side better straight away. 

We've seen how our side looks better this year with a few additions (May (for reals this time), Kozzie, Langdon); those two would make our side better, or at worst, Casey better. 

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57 minutes ago, Dee-licious said:

Take it and run. Salary swap Polec for T Mac - makes our side better straight away. 

We've seen how our side looks better this year with a few additions (May (for reals this time), Kozzie, Langdon); those two would make our side better, or at worst, Casey better. 

Dee we arnt going  to Recruit Polec yo play with Casey !! Get real 

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1 hour ago, picket fence said:

That would be a super deal but could not see them going for it.Second round pick and a player say T Mac??

The Mac brothers fir Polec and Brown snd both salary caps fir Tom and Jarrod Rule each  other out!!

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1 hour ago, Axis of Bob said:

If we get him he won't kick 60 goals a year, but he will be dangerous under the long ball because he's 200cm tall and reasonably strong. That makes our whole forward line work better and requires the opposition play their best defender on him. 

You can build a forward line around that.

It's all a matter of 1 2 and 3rd defenders on Brown  Weid And say Petty or Jacko.

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I'm really torn on this one. under Goody we don't play a style that suits him. Brown is more of a lead up forward and we're looking to get it in deep and either mark it or bring it to ground. 

BUT, he'd still take the best defender, encourage the mids to lower their eyes and take a heap of pressure off Sam Weideman 

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Any club in need of an experienced key forward must be looking at Brown. I'd be taking him in a heartbeat if the price is right. 

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Brown has been a very good player and is probably going to be traded for under value.

But we have invested a lot in Jackson and Weideman and they both need AFL games for development. I am not convinced that a forward line of Brown, Jackson and Weideman can work. Brown and Weideman are basically non chasers/tacklers. We need a third tall who can also apply pressure, because Weideman isn't able to do it.

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5 hours ago, poita said:

 

Interesting also how many people have written off Tom McDonald, but imagine that Brown will miraculously return to form in new colours.

I think TMac's future will be decided by Burgo and the doctors. If they say he can fix his speed and agility issues we'll probably keep him but if those creaking ankles aren't improving then he would be trade bait. 

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He would help our free kick for/against differential - gets paid more free kicks than anyone else in the AFL

Not sure I could ever like the 50 metre run up when he kicks for goal - so ridiculous

Lazy and doesn't apply pressure 

A few more goals from our key forwards - that would be good

So torn of this one 

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3 hours ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

Would you consider throwing in Spargo to seal the deal picket?

😁🤑 👀😎  U  know the answer to that one Uncle

 

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