Kieran Foran, worst signing in the history of the game...

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  1. Panther79

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    Hard to say conclusively he is the worst but top 5 for sure...but what I would say is he is probably the worst in terms of what was known prior to signing him. At least with Bird, Milford, Barba and some of the others mentioned, they were coming of great years previously with not so much warning of what was to come.

    Foran had already broken down at the Eels, had all sorts of rumors floating around about him, looked terrible and slow at the warriors and the bulldogs decide to swoop in and give him a million for 3 years? WTF, I mean if you want to take a punt on him, give him a year or so on a moderate salary...no wonder he signed up so early while at the warriors.
     
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    Adam Blair to Tigers has to rate a mention.
     
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    Matt Ballin to tigers
     
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    I think footys fun, so I'd be spewing to sit out.
    But these guys that say "it's business", wouldn't they rather just get hurt and sit around on a few hundred k a year???
     
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    The British Billy Slater aka Greg Eden.
     
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    I guess in terms of value but definitely not in terms of on field output. Foran was consistently one of their best whenever he managed to string a few games in a row for them before getting injured. At least he cashed in on his talent with a premiership, would've been a shame to see someone like him go completely unrewarded.
     
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    Unless Jack Bird can put in an injury free season, he will be right up there for me. Very poor return so far.
     
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    Ben Hunt needs a good kicking in the merkin for dogging it for the coin he's on!
    Got us a goodun there Broncos :ok_hand:
    Also, still waiting to get bang for buck from Nathan Long...
     
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    Martin Kennedy was awesome for the Broncos hehehe
     
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    Id rather be playing footy, sitting around hurt is boring as shit plus surgery and rehab which sounds shit.
     
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    Sam Tomkins anyone?
     
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    If you add up all the donkeys players mentioned they are really on top here. Let’s not forget the Vegan Darius Boyd.
     
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    Ryan O'Hara and Jason Cayless for the Tigers
     
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    I'll admit they were lean years, but he wanted to come back home and did alright for us although he was on some fair coin. Wasn't having the best of luck at Parra.
     
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    How dare you.
     
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    Nathan Long —-> Dragons
     
  20. myrrh ken

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    Some of these listed just didn't really get a fair go - Hannay and Reynolds

    Others just didn't do well in that team for some reason - Barba won us a premiership, Blair was pretty good after leaving Broncos. Makes you question was it them or the management.

    Didn't Mitch Rein get a great contract somewhere?
     

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