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Always hard to compare players from different eras, but statistically speaking Cameron has him covered. Neitz was a club champion and one of my all time faves, but if we're being honest he was al

Overated.

Not true. They also go to clubs that can pay them lots. 


5 hours ago, GCDee said:

Aggressive, known goal kicker, free agent, will provide another big target inside 50 best mates with Tomlinson. 

 

Also, the highest paid player in the game. Would love the have him though.

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2 hours ago, dee-tox said:

Apparently the league's highest paid player. Do we have a spare 1.2 million + in the salary cap?

Lose Viney, Jones and tmac and we might be in business

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Sometimes you have to go big and be bold to get results.  Even if he only performs for one season or even just one finals series and it all clicks.  That might be the one season that sees us land an elusive flag.  From the Sun's player ratings post their premiership...

TOM BOYD 9

Pay rise? Early goals huge, contested marking enormous and did it all banged-up after throwing himself at Mummy last week. Whether it was Peter Gordon or Jason McCartney, it was the trade that broke the drought.

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Tom Boyd showed why he went pick No.1 and why he’s worth the money. Picture: George Salpigtidis"...

Sometimes one player can make the difference.  I recall Hogan sledging Boyd as he sat out a match one day at the G against us after copping a sledge himself.

At that stage Boyd was getting pilloried by the press at the time for being an over paid bust.

Well he who laughs last longest. One has a premiership medal around his neck, the other struggling over in Perth.

It pays to be bold i reckon.  At least you never die wondering.  Can't see it happening but i'd be making this our No.1 recruiting goal and leaving no stone unturned to get it done.

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10 hours ago, dl4e said:

Overated.

How? Having a down year, but his record speaks for itself. The guy averages 2.5 goals a game and has at least another 100 games in his prime barring serious injury. Seriously, with all due to respect to Neitz and Lyon, he'd be our best full forward since Fred Fanning.

Don't think we'd be in the race, but it would be downright negligent not to throw our hat in the ring.

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53 minutes ago, Accepting Mediocrity said:

How? Having a down year, but his record speaks for itself. The guy averages 2.5 goals a game and has at least another 100 games in his prime barring serious injury. Seriously, with all due to respect to Neitz and Lyon, he'd be our best full forward since Fred Fanning.  

Don't think we'd be in the race, but it would be downright negligent not to throw our hat in the ring.

or perhaps Norm Smith.  

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He’s a player for ‘Now.’ Are we in the window? Er.....

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4 hours ago, bobby1554 said:

Big name free agents only go to clubs with a chance of premiership success

Not true. They also go to clubs that can pay them lots. 

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7 hours ago, Moonshadow said:

He's not that. Reckon May/Lever will comfortably hold him

An AA FB holds everyone, hardly a measuring stick.

Either way, Weid is left to kick 4 on Tomlinson/OMac.

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2 hours ago, Jaded said:

Not true. They also go to clubs that can pay them lots. 

Ok, will rephrase.....Gun free agents, who have not tasted the ultimate success, only go to clubs with premiership potential. So Cameron won’t come here

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