MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 28: Tigers captain Trent Cotchin and Tigers head coach Damien Hardwick hold aloft the Premiership Trophy after victory in the 2019 AFL Grand Final match between the Richmond Tigers and the Greater Western Sydney Giants at Melbourne Cricket Ground on September 28, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/AFL Photos/via Getty Images )

As each side makes their preparations for the upcoming trade period, we have taken a look at how each club stacks up in talent, age and experience to see how close they are to contending for a flag.

See how we’ve marked every club’s premiership window.

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Although the Crows have never bottomed out, with the club’s 14th placed finish in 2011 the lowest in their 29-year history, the 2020 season could be their toughest. After failing to make the finals for the second straight season, the club are not just on the verge of a list overhaul, but a complete reset of the club and its operations.

Head coach Don Pyke has already resigned and a whole host of experienced players are expected to follow him out the door. However, with the likes of Rory Sloane, Brodie Smith and Rory Laird remaining at the club, the Crows still have enough talent to remain competitive next season.

2020 could be the one step back Adelaide needs to take two steps forward, but only time will tell how their squad forms under the new head coach.

Verdict: Closed shut

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – MAY 05: Rory Laird of the Crows in action during the 2019 AFL round 07 match between the Adelaide Crows and the Fremantle Dockers at Adelaide Oval on May 05, 2019 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by James Elsby/AFL Photos/Getty Images)