Talk is he might be keeping Tippa out of a game come round one.
No. Way. Tippa. gets. dropped.
According to Champion Data, Tippa is the second highest rated player at Essendon, after Zach Merret, based on last years stats.
So on that basis , even if all 10 of the returnees plus the 4 delisted free agents, were picked ahead of him, he would still be 15th to be picked in the side out of 22.