Position Forward Discussion

Which players caught your eye after Marsh 1...?

  • H Greenwood

    Votes: 25 30.9%
  • D Parish

    Votes: 14 17.3%
  • A Brayshaw

    Votes: 14 17.3%
  • C Petracca

    Votes: 54 66.7%
  • C Rozee

    Votes: 16 19.8%
  • J Martin

    Votes: 6 7.4%
  • C Wingard

    Votes: 8 9.9%
  • B Acres

    Votes: 13 16.0%
  • D Smith

    Votes: 26 32.1%
  • None of the above

    Votes: 2 2.5%

  • Total voters
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Not sure if too many base their thoughts on 3 Round Average or just automatically get drawn to current season average , was looking at Top 11 for forwards , some interesting names

Whitfield 131.7
Brayshaw 130.7
Petracca 130.3
Dusty 123
Big O 110.7 wow a # 1 ruck
Butters 110.3 slipped out of Rozee's shadow
Son Son 107.7
Hawkins 106.7
JJK 104.8
Robbie Gray 103.7
Ladhams 102

maybe of interest to some
 
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"Likely 98 average" is wishful thinking for a bloke who has only achieved it once in his 8 year career.

Would be interesting to take a look at Dev's 2018 heat map and CBA numbers too. I thought he played more of an inside role that year.

CBAs from Marsh 1
Shiel 22
Merrett 18
McGrath 18
Parish 17
Smith 9

Small sample size but I'd expect him to play less inside and more on a wing this year.
Also worth noting Merrett and Parish both had low TOG.

IMO it's very unlikely that he averages 98 and even more unlikely that he plays 22 games.
Bumping this comment about Devon Smith to feel better about myself given that I ended up starting with him and still have him in my side :cautious:
 

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Out of all players to do a detailed positional analysis on, CD and HS chose Devon Smith lol. Interesting stats nonetheless.


KFC SuperCoaches who have shown the ultimate patience and retained Bomber Devon Smith were rewarded on Saturday when he produced his best score in more than two years.
Managed for Round 12, Smith returned to Essendon’s team playing predominantly across halfback and amassed a season-high 27 disposals.

Smith relished the positional switch, spending 68 per cent of the game in defence and 24 per cent in midfield.

That was a dramatic shift from rounds 1-11, when he spent 54 per cent of time as a midfielder, 39 per cent forward and 0 per cent in defence.



Defence %

R1-11 0%

R13 v Ric 68%

Wing %

R1-11 7%

R13 v Ric 2%

Midfield %

R1-11 54%

R13 v Ric 24%

Forward %

R1-11 39%

R13 v Ric 6%

Source: CHAMPION DATA
 
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Out of all players to do a detailed positional analysis on, CD and HS chose Devon Smith lol. Interesting stats nonetheless.


KFC SuperCoaches who have shown the ultimate patience and retained Bomber Devon Smith were rewarded on Saturday when he produced his best score in more than two years.
Managed for Round 12, Smith returned to Essendon’s team playing predominantly across halfback and amassed a season-high 27 disposals.

Smith relished the positional switch, spending 68 per cent of the game in defence and 24 per cent in midfield.

That was a dramatic shift from rounds 1-11, when he spent 54 per cent of time as a midfielder, 39 per cent forward and 0 per cent in defence.



Defence %

R1-11 0%

R13 v Ric 68%

Wing %

R1-11 7%

R13 v Ric 2%

Midfield %

R1-11 54%

R13 v Ric 24%

Forward %

R1-11 39%

R13 v Ric 6%

Source: CHAMPION DATA
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