After coming into the season as the breakout forward option, Port Adelaide’s Zak Butters has been far from electric in 2022. He kicked things off with a 114 and 136, great. The next fortnight’s 50s were understandable: an early knock from Powell Pepper cooked him for a 58 and we then let a 57 slide in a pumping against the Dees – fair enough. 130 against the Blues in a gutsy showing and things looked like were back on track. Unfortunately not: 58 against the Eagles at home (like, how do you not ton?), 89 and then a low effort 52. He’s now averaging a paltry 86.8, has spat out 3x 50s and looking flat as f*ck – what are we gonna do?
Now to who you replace him with. I’ve made this poll assuming everyone has Josh Dunkley (WBD, $601.k, 113.1) and Will Brodie (FREO, $466.6k, 98.6) and that Isaac Heeney (SYD, $511.6k, 108.9) is the obvious replacement option if you don’t already have him.
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