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Couple of things that impressed me about his game:

1: His first major moment on the AFL was when he was when he missed a tackle (or it might have been a spoil) that led to Casboult's first goal, from memory, the 3rd goal that led to their 3 goal to 0 lead. Instead of dithering and seeming upset with himself, his body language afterwards was that of determination to make amends for that mistake (which was a pretty major mistake in the context of costing the team a goal, and was his first opportunity. That's a fantastic attitude to do well and will give him every opportunity to have a long AFL career

2: More specifically with his play style, his willingness to attempt to take on/ride the tackler. It worked a few times, and after he gave off a release handball, it opened up the ball movement. That's fantastic signs of how he can be offensively valuable as a defender in the future - he might not just be a talented and athletic intercepter who then just always takes the safe, defensive backward/sideways handball before getting tackled, he's willing to take the game on, draw opposition players to release a teammate, and have an attacking/rebounding element to his game on top of the defensive intercept side. On top of this, whilst he got done for HTB in one of these and a couple of times only released ineffective handballs, they were all late in the game, meaning that this only happened because he had fatigue in his body harming his strength. Once he builds up the core strength that simply comes through physical maturity, and develops a base so he can maintain this strength throughout all 4 quarters, he has all the signs to be a player who can help and influence our ball movement by drawing multiple forward pressure tacklers that leave teammates free and opens up our ball movement.

Like all others genuinely excited about what he can provide, keep it up Lewis!
 

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Couple of things that impressed me about his game:

1: His first major moment on the AFL was when he was when he missed a tackle (or it might have been a spoil) that led to Casboult's first goal, from memory, the 3rd goal that led to their 3 goal to 0 lead. Instead of dithering and seeming upset with himself, his body language afterwards was that of determination to make amends for that mistake (which was a pretty major mistake in the context of costing the team a goal, and was his first opportunity. That's a fantastic attitude to do well and will give him every opportunity to have a long AFL career

2: More specifically with his play style, his willingness to attempt to take on/ride the tackler. It worked a few times, and after he gave off a release handball, it opened up the ball movement. That's fantastic signs of how he can be offensively valuable as a defender in the future - he might not just be a talented and athletic intercepter who then just always takes the safe, defensive backward/sideways handball before getting tackled, he's willing to take the game on, draw opposition players to release a teammate, and have an attacking/rebounding element to his game on top of the defensive intercept side. On top of this, whilst he got done for HTB in one of these and a couple of times only released ineffective handballs, they were all late in the game, meaning that this only happened because he had fatigue in his body harming his strength. Once he builds up the core strength that simply comes through physical maturity, and develops a base so he can maintain this strength throughout all 4 quarters, he has all the signs to be a player who can help and influence our ball movement by drawing multiple forward pressure tacklers that leave teammates free and opens up our ball movement.

Like all others genuinely excited about what he can provide, keep it up Lewis!
Those side steps and kicks into the center were gamazin
 

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He's never going to get it so easy again.

Carlton had that many players behind the ball Lewis didn't have anyone to man up on for most of the game.

For those keen to send him forward, it's a lot harder to mark the footy when you have 2-3 blokes hanging of you as compared to being able to run and jump over the top unimpeded. If you look at his mark over Kruezer, he has no opponent for 20 metres. That would never happen in the forward line.
 

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He's never going to get it so easy again.

Carlton had that many players behind the ball Lewis didn't have anyone to man up on for most of the game.

For those keen to send him forward, it's a lot harder to mark the footy when you have 2-3 blokes hanging of you as compared to being able to run and jump over the top unimpeded. If you look at his mark over Kruezer, he has no opponent for 20 metres. That would never happen in the forward line.
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I got through about 30 seconds of that. I'm assuming it's a yoingin thing.... not that im overly old.
Either that bloke has mixed booze with prescription meds or has just returned from a rave.

Not sure if it's a young person thing or just that there are plenty of weird/high people out there.
 

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Either that bloke has mixed booze with prescription meds or has just returned from a rave.

Not sure if it's a young person thing or just that there are plenty of weird/high people out there.
Pretty sure one of his old pages was called "Getting high and watching Brad Johnson smile"

Make of that what you will.

And yes I am weird.
 
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