- Apr 18, 2005
- AFL Club
‘Perception’ what was this ‘perception’ that you bought into? And who was ‘perceiving’ this? Footy analysts who get paid to talk s**t for a living? BF pundits like you?The Tigers had their stint. A drop off was inevitable
Bulldogs 2016 weren’t an all conquering team, Hawks 2008 was a case of a side winning a flag early but ultimately having the core set together for future premierships.
After 2021 the perception was the Dees were about to embark on a big run of premiership success - now they are flagging with a number of massive contracts on their books. If the Dees don’t capitalise the next few years I can’t see them ever recapturing that form. Their list isn’t good enough for a sustained tilt, with major holes up forward.
There is no linear form line to much that can’t be confidently estimated or predicted. Football definitely is not linear.
Of the top 10 contributors in this thread, you’re one of the only non Melbourne supporters. Why the obsession with Melbourne?