THINGS haven't quite clicked for Jeremy Cameron so far this season.
He could be forgiven for having reduced output. Cameron, a well-documented fisherman who grew up in the south-west town of Dartmoor, hasn't been able to indulge in his escape.
Angling has been put on the back-burner as the GWS Giants, who are currently based in Perth, had to endure two weeks of hotel quarantine and more than a month without wetting a line.
Essendon great Matthew Lloyd blasted Cameron for a goalless performance against West Coast on Sunday, saying he wasn't worth the $1 million price tag which had been floated through the media.
He has been linked to both Geelong and Essendon.
Cameron, 27, is a free agent at season's end. He has been linked to both Geelong and Essendon.
One tough year, which let's face it, would be tough for anyone, shouldn't determine how much or how little a player is worth.
Cameron is still clearly one of the AFL's elite forwards. You don't win a Coleman Medal if you're rubbish.
It's similar to criticism which has been levelled at North Melbourne forward Ben Brown this year. Key forwards of all sorts - excluding Tom Hawkins - have found life difficult.
It's unwarranted criticism and just flat out incorrect.
Geelong should be readying a swoop. The Cats have an ageing list and while Tom Hawkins has been enjoying a standout season in 2020, he won't be around forever.
Imagine how good Hawkins could be with Cameron taking the best defender?
Geelong's aging list has been pointed out many times but it's armed with three first-round picks in the AFL draft.
Cameron would be heading to a club more than capable of securing a flag and also regenerating its list at the same time.
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