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I believe this is how Ben Brown's knee flared up again!

Panic should always be initiated at the earliest possible opportunity. MFCSS demands it.  

An Arthroscopy  to repair minor cartilage  under one of the best surgeons. I believe it is a good outcome. Could be back within the early rounds. I would take that under the circumstances, 

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6 minutes ago, The Jackson 6 said:

This is not a good sign. I sure hope we got Richmond’s doctors to look over him before we signed him...

For the meagre picks we gave, it would still be worth taking him on as a project player that spends the rest of his career battling to get on the park.

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Far out, just when you start getting excited for the start of the season, something like this pops up and brings the mood back down. Persistent swelling throughout preseason? Work your magic Doc Feller.

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Is swelling an injury? Just sounds like Dr Feller will be working out how to manage it best.

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2 minutes ago, John Demonic said:

For the meagre picks we gave, it would still be worth taking him on as a project player that spends the rest of his career battling to get on the park.

On good money, over several years. He isn’t a project player.

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Just now, Lord Nev said:

Don't reckon it's time to panic just yet...

 

 

Wait til Thursday.

Panic should always be initiated at the earliest possible opportunity.

MFCSS demands it.

 

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23 minutes ago, The Jackson 6 said:

On good money, over several years. He isn’t a project player.

Well I'm not saying we knowingly take on a player that will never get on the park. But you have to make some kind of radical change and take a risk, if you've persisted for two years with the same personel.

BB battling to get on the park, even on that money, still fills the supporters with far more confidence and hope for the future, if he gets it right, than having Preuss lining up at CHF and the club languishing down at 11th on the ladder again. 

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5 minutes ago, Nelo said:

Yep just like every other year, wrecked through injury. 

Except for last year when a worldwide once in a 100 year pandemic nullified our fitness advantage.  

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He's trained all season with a mountain of tape. I'd have a pretty simple rule, if you want to train you can't be taped up. Come back when you've fixed it.

Anyway, as a Brown skeptic I'm sad for him but hopeful the Weid gets his chance alongside Jackson and either Fritsch or possibly a ruck/wing/forward McDonald. 

The 3 big talls up forward was never going to work.

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3 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

He's trained all season with a mountain of tape. I'd have a pretty simple rule, if you want to train you can't be taped up. Come back when you've fixed it.

 

At any given point, this will exclude more than half the list. 

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“Following scans on Monday afternoon, it has been decided that we will get the opinion of knee specialist Julian Feller to determine the best course of action,” General Manager of AFL Football Performance Alan Richardson told Melbourne Media.

“The club will be in a position to provide further information following Ben’s consultation on Wednesday.”

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