Roos and Lyon are currently unavailable ?
Perfect conditions and they can only manage 10 goals. In 2017 that's 7 or more short. Season over.
They will beat some of the crap teams who turn it over too much but they're not competitive with the good teams. Supporters in Sydney are incredibly reluctant to turn up if the team isn't on a roll. That will hurt the bottom line and bring up discussion of a generational change.
The traditional response is to go with a name.
Barassi, Parkin, Hafey aren't available so that leaves Sheedy as their Messiah.
One wonders if Hannebury, Jack et al realise that the game has passed by Longmire and are not buying in to his ancient game plan. They're certainly not looking very sharp.
1993, last time they were 0-4, was 26 losses in a row.