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5 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

Did Freo punk us?

Trade us pick 8, we'll take Dev Robertson, you don't want or need him anyway. Ok done.

Drafts Serong/Stephens, with Carlton taking the other and then leaves us out of the better midfielders?

Except Robertson who may turn out to be the best of them all. I doubt Serong will be in our sights. 

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Not sure the angst at Pickett at 10. Only 16 players are going to the draft night with Pickett as one of them. Hawks looked at him at 11, Port 12 and Bulldogs at 13. Obviously other clubs rate him around the mark and he fits a huge need for us also. Sounds about right to me.

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I don’t know what to think about this draft for us if it pans out like has been widely speculated. 

One thing seems apparent though. Either the list managers know more about Jackson and Pickett than the rest of the AFL world combined, or they’re making a mistake that’s sizeable enough to stack up against some of our best from the last decade. 

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40 minutes ago, Murph1524 said:

I feel like Weightman would be a mistake but I’ve been wrong before

Won't know if many of them are a hit or not for years Murph.  Some no doubt will hit the ground a little better than others who may not make it or might take 3 to 5 years to find their feet.  Tough gig as a recruiter.

Pretty sure we'll see a high level of effort, attack and pressure early on even if he takes a few years to hit his straps in other areas.

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14 minutes ago, JakovichScissorKick said:

And Pickett to Hawthorn with the very next pick .....  

From where i sit, outside of effort and a fitness edge in favour of Weightman (and a great attitude/seemingly good character when interviewed, haven't seen Pickett interviewed but that means nothing) there's no real stand out sign that says either is going to be a much better player or a star vs the other not being so good JS.  This is where we have to trust that Taylor & Co. are earning their coin and will choose well.

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3 minutes ago, Murph1524 said:

We’re still doing riddles right?

Apparently yesterday someone noticed some horns starting to grow on Pickett’s head.

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1 hour ago, Rusty Nails said:

From where i sit, outside of effort and a fitness edge in favour of Weightman (and a great attitude/seemingly good character when interviewed, haven't seen Pickett interviewed but that means nothing) there's no real stand out sign that says either is going to be a much better player or a star vs the other not being so good JS.  This is where we have to trust that Taylor & Co. are earning their coin and will choose well.

Either way we get a small forward, which will improve our squad either way

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1 minute ago, Redleg said:

Apparently yesterday someone noticed some horns starting to grow on Pickett’s head.

I heard his teammates call him basil

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I hope that Cody gets to the Dee's .... fair choice than Pickett,  best to have a local to Casey hey!!!  After all I am a tigets supporter would be good dont you think to See Weightman in Dee's Colours. 

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Thought you might be a Saints fan based on your username. 

"Oh Wendy Saints, go marching in ... etc".

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