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1 hour ago, old dee said:

Not sure we were ever really in it.

I have thought all along it was only a ruse by his management to extract the maximum salary.

If he leaves the Crows I will be very surprised.

IMO at a lower level this is Dusty at Richmond all over again.

Why would leave a premiership contender for a team that has not played finals for 14 years

11 years thanks OD...!!!!!!

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Thanks Sam there is definitely a spot on the list for you and Thanks MFC for giving Sam the opportunity to show us just how good he is going to get by 2019...............:lol:

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4 hours ago, old dee said:

Not sure we were ever really in it.

I have thought all along it was only a ruse by his management to extract the maximum salary.

If he leaves the Crows I will be very surprised.

IMO at a lower level this is Dusty at Richmond all over again.

Why would leave a premiership contender for a team that has not played finals for 14 years

Don't give up on him,

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Heaps of upside in Frosty. Tall, strong units with burst speed dont grow on trees.

 

Fix his disposal, get some more exp and he will be more than handy down back with Hibbo, Lever and Jets =)

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5 hours ago, old dee said:

Not sure we were ever really in it.

I have thought all along it was only a ruse by his management to extract the maximum salary.

If he leaves the Crows I will be very surprised.

IMO at a lower level this is Dusty at Richmond all over again.

Why would leave a premiership contender for a team that has not played finals for 14 years

To come home. Plenty examples of that over the years.

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1 hour ago, Redleg said:

Don't give up on him,

It may well be a hangover from round 23 Mr. Leg but I just don't see him coming to the Dees.

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You can't teach speed. Just look at guys  like Trenners. 

Frost has speed, it is up to the footy department to invest in the areas you can teach.

Happy with him signing on.

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As quoted 90% of trades happen when a players out of contract, those players who end up out of contract are delisted.By the AFL rules the club who purchases the delisted player must give up a draft pick ,i.e Fitzpatrick went to the Hawks for pick 84.

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5 minutes ago, ENYAW said:

As quoted 90% of trades happen when a players out of contract, those players who end up out of contract are delisted.By the AFL rules the club who purchases the delisted player must give up a draft pick ,i.e Fitzpatrick went to the Hawks for pick 84.

That isn't how it works.

When a player is delisted he becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent and can go to his club of choice without it giving anything to his prior club.

That is how we got Daniel Cross.

Hawthorn traded pick 84 for Fitzy because they wanted him to start training with them asap rather than wait until the AFL window opened to get him as an UFA.  So Fitzy was not delisted. 

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On 05/09/2017 at 9:09 AM, Deespicable said:

For the best part of 18 weeks he was way more than a depth player.

And I can see him lining up in our back seven (one on bench) from Round 1 and his speed gives him the versatility to play on small and tall which means he can play in the same side as O-mac and Lever if required. Personally I'd be thinking that when we're not playing zone, he should be manning Jamie Elliott in Rd 1.

.......and maybe should have in round 23!!   Ahh...the benefits of hindsight. 

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10 hours ago, monoccular said:

.......and maybe should have in round 23!!   Ahh...the benefits of hindsight. 

Agree he should have been tagged in round 23. 

Elliot did not play in the previous 3 games when we beat the pies and was a sub in the other game we won a few years back.  When he plays, we lose. 

I haven't checked the details but they have won most of their games when he played this year.  Its pretty obvious that he is their most dangerous player. 

I suggest more oversight than hindsight. 

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Someone mentioned earlier about moving him forward, I know he's a terrible traditional leading forward, but I'd like to see him trained up to potentially be a taller defensive forward. Some teams have had success manning up on the list of Rance, Hurley, McGovern etc. and I think Frost with his speed would worry those key intercept types, they'd have to stay on him as well as he does have the height that demands a tall rather than a mid size player to go with him. 

It would be only in certain games (I still think he's best is as a back) but I think it could be worth a try, if he happened to snag a few goals as well even better, but I think they'd come in the Josh Jenkins over the top style rather than out-pointing anyone on a lead or in a marking contest. Would potentially give us some flexibility if we wanted to change things during a game he could go back and then TMac come forward. 

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The more I watch the modern game the less positions seem relevant .

Hope he gets it all together next year.

He has some freaky talent but he should be having more impact on games.

 

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