Roast Bryce Gibbs

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He almost singlehandedly dragged across the line v GWS last year. 36 possessions 9 clearances 9 tackles.

A number of those clearances were out of the middle in the last quarter when we made a run at them, but they were good enough to close it out late with a couple of goals.

He hasn’t been great this year, now whether that’s form, injury or something else external we have no idea.

I’ll say this though, given the choice between Gibbs and 1 or 2 of the other rabbits we have running around doing SFA, I’d have him every time, even out of form.
I'd have a three quarter Gibbs over half of the AFL. There is something definitely going on though. I hope it's injury rather than the rumour/s.
 

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I don’t think this has anything to do with Browns inclusion
Bryce has not been right all year
I suggested depression/anxiety weeks back
It may not be that
Gastro symptoms can also present as this
I was really damming on him staying in the SANFL
I still believe that
Whatever ever it is I hope the lad can come good
Your first call may have been around the mark
 
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Sometimes 250 gamers career end abruptly, like his might.

There is an awful lot of pressure on him, we over traded for him, he's on good coin. Hasn't done anything to justify this. Other guys have played thier hearts out for us, won games, changed seasons and don't get the meal ticket he's on. Maybe he feels this, maybe sections of the playing group, make him feel this.

We have the right to sledge him, tell him to give his wage back as he's not earning it. Maybe it will spark him, but definatley sound a warning to other Freeloaders, we won't take this crap
 

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Back issues are awful to deal with too. Can take the power out your legs, just every move can hurt, can't bend down. I had back spasms before and they're not fun to deal with.
 

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Back issues are awful to deal with too. Can take the power out your legs, just every move can hurt, can't bend down. I had back spasms before and they're not fun to deal with.
My back spasm was causing a pain around to the top of my front groin area and it was affecting my ability to take of with speed when running Didn’t we hear he had groin troubles in pre season . Maybe the two are correlated. Gibbs is seeming to be running at one pace this year and has lost his burst speed. It’s definitely an injury he is trying to play through .
 

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He almost singlehandedly dragged across the line v GWS last year. 36 possessions 9 clearances 9 tackles.

A number of those clearances were out of the middle in the last quarter when we made a run at them, but they were good enough to close it out late with a couple of goals.

He hasn’t been great this year, now whether that’s form, injury or something else external we have no idea.

I’ll say this though, given the choice between Gibbs and 1 or 2 of the other rabbits we have running around doing SFA, I’d have him every time, even out of form.
Yeah - not sure about what people are on about. Had a good season last year. Thought he was best on ground for us in the Essendon and Bulldogs games as well. Was top 3 for us in Meters Gained, Inside 50's, Clearances and score involvements. Pretty good season.

Has been out of place this year. Think that with MCrouch, Sloane and BRouch all healthy in 2019 - it has made it really tough for him to get involved enough.

Feel like we need to persist though. At his best he is a very good player and will be valuable come September. Need to get him right.
 
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