Hmm, have I written him off yet? I do have doubts, but I’d hardly say I’ve written him off.
I definitely wrote off Bags. Got that one wrong. I’d stamped Colyer’s papers before he broke into the team in 2015. I wrote off Winderlich - thought his disposal was too poor and he ran around like a march hare. Ambrose early 2016, although I was probably faster to switch and say we have a quality KP back than most as well.
I’ve written off Long and Jerrett, so they can be placeholders.
Can’t think of too many others. I tend to be a little bit noncommittal, until I think its reasonably certain. So not generally on bandwagons. E.g. not on any of the 2016 draftees bandwagons at start of year (definitely on McGrath’s now). Still noncommittal on Langford/Laverde. But then, even when a kid is showing something I remember Gumby/Pears/D. Daniher and go - form, skill and effort aren’t the only determinants of success. Unfortunately.
I think my bigger problem would be too often not writing players off. Supported Jerrett for a long time. A big supporter of Myers. Always big fan of Ricky Dyson.