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I confess I was chatting to him pre-season and was very confident after speaking with him about his prospects. Said high half forward is a very difficult role to play. You can do the same thing e

2 years. I like Hunt, so I'm happy with this.

Watch the play in the last qtr where Lever stopped the almost certain goal and in the background you see Hunt take off and burn off 3 or 4 geelong players in the chase to put pressure on. Great s


His disposal is still lacking with the way he drops the ball but at 25 you would hope he can make it servicible. Certainly less of an issue being a forward.

Makes sense to sign him on with Hannan leaving. Plays a very similar role as a pressure forward to can lead up and mark.

Small forward stocks are still solid with  Spargo, Hunt, Kozzy, Bedford, ANB (tbc) 

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Don't love it, don't hate it. I expect 2 years is because there was enough interest elsewhere.

Isaac Smith doesn't come to us. Nick Hind rumoured to be off to Essendon.

Hmmmm.

A 2nd Burgo preseason and full time wing? Or a new forwards coach who can really teach forward pressure?

Is there going to be something that really finds him a spot?

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IF             2021 is finally the season Jayden Hunt breaks out as a forward with 30+ goals

THEN      he will help form a lethal Demon attack alongside Ben Brown, Sam Weideman, Luke Jackson, Kysaiah Pickett and Bayley Fritsch that could see the Demons end their Premiership drought.

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I am happy with this.

Would like to see Jayden Hunt utilize his pace more in 2021 and hopefully cement a spot in the side on a regular basis. He needs to get fitter over the pre-season and work on making sure he has more impact in games. He can kick goals but he needs to build up his possession numbers too. Hopefully Adem Yze can work on improving his field kicking too. I think Jayden should mainly play as a wingman or as a half forward.

 

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Love Hunty it a great signing for 2 years has a lot to offer. I find that he is  very underrated. I would love to see him play on the half back flank he would break the lines Pace to burn .  Well done l am happy for him and happy he signed.

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Well done Dee's, I really Like Jayden Hunt and a two year deal provides him with the opportunity to show us all just how good he can be. I like what the Dee's are doing it is surely lowering my anxiety levels a hell of a lot. Just need to get Jordan signed up and get a 4 year extension in front of Clayton  The icing on the cake will be bringing in big Ben Brown. I can live with any other changes as long as they are managed in a  win-win manner.

Thanks Jayden.................!!!!

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I'm normally one to be pretty pumped when players re-sign... but I'm not sold on this one.

I just don't see where he fits in our side.  When he plays forward he hits the scoreboard every now and then, but doesn't get enough of it and doesn't put on nearly enough pressure for a bloke with his pace.  He doesn't do much on a wing and there isn't space for him on half back.

I'm hoping he proves me wrong over these next two years but I can't get excited about this one.  Just don't rate him as a player.

Edit - want to add that I mean the above respectfully.  I don't want to be the type to be down on our players and such but this one just isn't doing it for me.

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