Opinion Who is the current overall 'best' player in the AFL? [POLL]

Who is the current 'best' player in the AFL?


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Richmond
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I was very surprised that it was unanimous even when only five votes had been cast. Now 15-0!
I am also suprised. I feel like there isn’t a stand-out #1 player. One could easily make solid arguments for a number of different players.
 
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Fremantle
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Gawn. Been played out of position to accommodate Grundy but I still think he's the most influential player in the comp. English is close.
 
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Collingwood
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Petracca isn't even the best player in his team, let alone the AFL.
Where is Oliver in the poll, he'd have to be close!?

In saying that, I've voted Bont as well, he just gets it done time and again.
 
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I did a side-by-side stats compare of Bont and Petracca and it's honestly pretty close.

Of the key differences though, Petracca is marginally ahead in scoring power but Bont is way ahead defensively - 7.5 tackles and 1 spoil per game vs 4.1 and 0.3 for Petracca.

I think that's what makes him the best at the moment. He wins the ball, he wins a lot of it, he works defensively and he kicks goals, nearly one per game. What else do you want?
 
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I did a side-by-side stats compare of Bont and Petracca and it's honestly pretty close.

Of the key differences though, Petracca is marginally ahead in scoring power but Bont is way ahead defensively - 7.5 tackles and 1 spoil per game vs 4.1 and 0.3 for Petracca.

I think that's what makes him the best at the moment. He wins the ball, he wins a lot of it, he works defensively and he kicks goals, nearly one per game. What else do you want?
I'll admit I interpreted the question differently, I didn't realise it was 'current/recent best output.'
On that metric, then yes Petracca has been performing better than Oliver lately, but again, Bont still ahead imo.
 
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