Brisbane averaged 351.9 Disposals in the 2019 H&A season (Rank 17), under coach Chris Fagan the Lions have never been a heavy disposal team.
Brisbane did not record 400 Disposals in a game last season, the efficient ball movement does not allow for a high accumulation of disposals that would benefit several players from a fantasy perspective.
The Lions were relatively quiet over the trade period so expect little disruption to premium players in 2020.
2020 Potential Targets:
Dayne Zorko MID $775K
Zorko started slowly in 2019 averaging 88.3pts from his opening 6 games, he averaged 110.4pts from his final 16 games of the H&A season scoring 100pts or more in 68.8% of games over the same period.
Zorko scored in a range of 80-99pts in 29.2% of games in 2019 (Incl. Finals), he scored in that same range in 18.2% of games in 2018.
Ownership for Zorko will likely be on the light side to begin the 2020 season.
Lachie Neale MID $777K
Neale exploded out of the gate last season averaging 127.8pts from his opening 4 games for the Lions, opposition teams started to put time into him which did restrict his scoring for the remainder of the season (Rounds 5-23 Ave: 99.6pts).
The starting salary for Neale is a touch on the high side based on the potential to be targeted once again in 2020, as a result his ownership will likely be low at Round 1.
Lachie Neale (MID, $777k) and Dayne Zorko (MID, $775k) are the two big boys at the Lions.
— AFL Fantasy (@AFLFantasy) January 14, 2020
Grant Birchall DEF $428K
By the time the 2020 H&A season begins Birchall will have turned 32, he has played just 8 games since the beginning of the 2017 H&A season due to injuries.
Birchall has the ability to score in the low 80’s based on his previous history at the Hawks, the efficient defensive ball movement from the Lions needs to be taken into account when projecting an average in 2020.
If Birchall is selected at Round 1 he does provide some value, he does come with a reasonable amount of risk.
Article by @aflratingsPete
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