Essendon continues its customary early season practice of
making my rankings look foolish by playing well above its ranking spot. (It
then usually finishes off the season making my rankings look foolish by playing
well below its ranking spot.) The Bombers move back into positive territory in
terms of ranking points after beating up on Carlton.
Carlton had the biggest fall in ranking points this week, and
has had the biggest fall in ranking points so far this season. Along with the
Crows, the Blues look to be a step below how they finished off 2013.
ALSO OF NOTE
By handily beating Fremantle, Hawthorn takes back the top
spot that it has held for most of the past two years, but lost to the Dockers