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3 minutes ago, At the break of Gawn said:

B. Brown coming in this week compared to last week makes literally no sense from a form perspective.

Goodwin says because of the 5 day break he was on limited minutes, so that means by Saturday evening, after the GWS loss, he had decided Brown would play the following week and hence gave him limited minutes. 
 

Sounds like Goodwin has made the decision based off how [censored] our forward line was on Saturday afternoon. He’s then pulled the trigger, and not even considered how well Brown’s latest VFL game went.

So, why exactly didn’t he pick him for the Giants?

Not picking Brown after Essendon was a mistake, but an honest one - it was just one game. After 2 weeks in a row of poor forward connection, why compound the mistake?

Just get him in, we all cried, and Goodwin did that.

What do you want? A personally signed apology from Goodwin to you?

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2 minutes ago, At the break of Gawn said:

B. Brown coming in this week compared to last week makes literally no sense from a form perspective.

Goodwin says because of the 5 day break he was on limited minutes, so that means by Saturday evening, after the GWS loss, he had decided Brown would play the following week and hence gave him limited minutes. 
 

Sounds like Goodwin has made the decision based off how [censored] our forward line was on Saturday afternoon. He’s then pulled the trigger, and not even considered how well Brown’s latest VFL game went.

So, why exactly didn’t he pick him for the Giants?

Agree. But the reality is that a big mistake was made not picking Brown last week (or making any material change to the forward structure for that matter), but he would have to admit that, and he won't, so it's easier to say... Ben's (now) ready!! BOOM! 

(I hope stubborn Goody is not creeping back, it looked like his better company was helping him make better decisions this year, last week was not one of them...)

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11 minutes ago, Red But Mostly Blue said:

Agree. But the reality is that a big mistake was made not picking Brown last week (or making any material change to the forward structure for that matter), but he would have to admit that, and he won't, so it's easier to say... Ben's (now) ready!! BOOM! 

(I hope stubborn Goody is not creeping back, it looked like his better company was helping him make better decisions this year, last week was not one of them...)

Hope he doesn't stink it up and make us all look like fools now. ?

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17 minutes ago, At the break of Gawn said:

B. Brown coming in this week compared to last week makes literally no sense from a form perspective.

Goodwin says because of the 5 day break he was on limited minutes, so that means by Saturday evening, after the GWS loss, he had decided Brown would play the following week and hence gave him limited minutes. 
 

Sounds like Goodwin has made the decision based off how [censored] our forward line was on Saturday afternoon. He’s then pulled the trigger, and not even considered how well Brown’s latest VFL game went.

So, why exactly didn’t he pick him for the Giants?

Sorry, what else were you expecting?

Of course he made the decision based off our form vs GWS! That's precisely how it's supposed to work!

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Ok we’ve picked Brown, that’s part one. Part two is that we actually look for his leads and hit them up. Regardless of whether we have Brown or not we have to start looking for options inside 50 rather than bombing away. 

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42 minutes ago, Jaded said:

I just can’t get over how every time a team welcomes back a gun player from long term injury it’s against us. Every. Single. Time. 

Are you sure that's not just the MFCSS talking, Jaded?  I can't believe that's true.

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53 minutes ago, CHF said:

Forward setup looks better. I wonder if we will be smart or skillful enough to use it properly?

This exactly. Having a stronger and more 'talented' forward line helps covers up our decencies with ball use into 50. 

But if we keep butchering the ball if forwards have space and separation its not going to matter. 

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40 minutes ago, titan_uranus said:

Sorry, what else were you expecting?

Of course he made the decision based off our form vs GWS! That's precisely how it's supposed to work!

No, I’m talking about Brown’s form. He was in form after the Essendon VFL game, and ready to be picked. Goodwin has then realised his mistake of not picking him and corrected it. I applaud him for correcting it, but every week is 4pts.

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56 minutes ago, Chook said:

Just get him in, we all cried, and Goodwin did that.

What do you want? A personally signed apology from Goodwin to you?

Haha that would be nice! But in all seriousness we were crying out after the Essendon game!

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Let’s hope the mids kick it to bb on the lead rather than dump it on his head in the hope he takes mark of the year each time. 
 

BB it’s time to stand and deliver, take your chance. 

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10 minutes ago, DemonWorshipper said:

Maxy sharing the love

I seriously couldn't find that? I went on the MFC before and there was nothing on there.

Thanks for this though.

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The good thing about Brown playing is that he has an outside chance of marking one of tracc's passes given his height.

Any other player and it is kicked  a foot over their head.

Come to think of it he missed Max by a foot in rbe ladt q, so perhaps Brown needs to pop Charlie on his shoulders 

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29 minutes ago, Graeme Yeats' Mullet said:

Wouldn't surprise me if this is Max's directive 

Focus on the business 

On the Gus & Gawny podcast Max was pretty self effacing. He said that 100 games for Ed Langdon was a bigger milestone.

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1 hour ago, At the break of Gawn said:

 

So, why exactly didn’t he pick him for the Giants?

Because we hadn’t lost to the giants yet 

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