Stringer doesn’t play tall at all. Granted he isn’t a defensive pressure specialist, but the best sides set trends rather than follow them. I’m not convinced the Richmond model of having several defensive specialists in the front half is something we should be looking to emulate. The marking forward line of Adelaide and GWS are more likely to yield Premiership fruit next year in my opinion.
Regardless, what happens in the middle is more likely determine the fortunes of any given team. Don’t get that right, and it won’t matter how potent our forward line is. I’m hoping that’s where Stringer is most influential for us.