Star Blues recruit Zac Williams has been suspended for his bump on Saint Hunter Clark and will miss the opening round of the AFL season.
Slated for more midfield time in the navy blue despite having defender eligibility on both fantasy formats, the former Giant has been one of the most popular selections in AFL Fantasy ($626,000) and SuperCoach ($458,600) sides.
But now missing Round 1, fantasy coaches are left with very little choice but to say farewell and look elsewhere.
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Do you downgrade and build a bank to upgrade elsewhere? Do you look for a like-for-like, or do you have the cash to upgrade?
So many questions to answer, and in no particular order, we have 10 replacement options to consider.
1. Jayden Short
AFL Fantasy Price – $694,000
SuperCoach Price – $519,300
The rebounding Tiger is fast becoming a must-have in your team. He has become a key asset at Richmond and is a proven point-scorer. His 43 possessions in Richmond's AAMI Community Series showed his ability to get involved in an attacking sense and score huge points.
He will take kick-ins as well which is a big tick for owners and is a good user with the footy which is a massive plus in the SuperCoach column.