I feel that if we can get 4 or 5 senior games into Longy he could be our guy. All the attributes and qualities the board is searching for. Famous father, laconic, takes the game on close to goal (in defence). My Smokey for rising scar.
I don't think anyone is seeking a whipping boy. It is just an acceptance that having a whipping is part of Essendon culture. There is no walk about start at the moment, so this is speculation who may be unfortunate enough to take up that role.