Jesse Hogan Dyson Heppell says the extended absence of Jobe Watson this season forced him and his fellow leaders at Essendon to reduce their reliance on their captain to lead by example.
Jesse Hogan Jobe Watson has put the onus on Essendon's hierarchy to find a way to retain Mark Thompson beyond this season.
Jesse Hogan Trouble-free performances in training this week could be all that is needed to convince Essendon that Jobe Watson and Michael Hibberd are ready to return from injury.
Emma Quayle An appointment with his surgeon this week will tell Jobe Watson more about whether or when he will return to the Essendon line-up this year.
Andrew Wu Essendon are facing the prospect of being without inspirational captain Jobe Watson for a potentially season-defining month after the Brownlow Medallist broke down on Saturday night.
Alana Schetzer Essendon set lose Jobe Watson for up to a month after the skipper injured his quad in Saturday night's narrow win over GWS.
Matt Murnane Jobe Watson could miss the rest of this season, leaving Essendon’s hopes of winning back the finals spot taken from it last year in tatters.
Matthew Lloyd The Essendon Football Club has lost its main man in a time of desperation both on and off the field.
Essendon captain admits the threat of infraction notices from ASADA is still real.
Michael Gleeson Mark Thompson was determined when he took over as Essendon coach during James Hird's suspension that the job would not be a ''wasted season'', Bombers captain Jobe Watson said.
Jon Pierik Jobe Watson says the supplements saga has at times left the club disillusioned with the sport.
Caroline Wilson Essendon captain Jobe Watson has been warned not to antagonise ASADA after he agreed to put his name to a club-penned statement which said the Bombers players felt "fully vindicated" after the AFL...
Essendon caretaker coach Mark Thompson is still unsure whether he will be at the club in 2015.
Simon White I'm not a Carlton fan and I've never wanted to have its former captain sitting on my desk, which is why it's kind of weird that I clicked on a link entitled "buy a Chris Judd bobble-head" at the...
Rohan Connolly The big names will have their say, but the premiership may be decided by how much the Hawks and Swans can get from their less-heralded players.
Scott Spits Track footy's night of nights with our round-by-round coverage of the 2014 AFL Brownlow Medal.
Club-by-club votes from the AFL Brownlow medal count on Monday night.- (* denotes ineligible).
Daniel Cherny Punters have cooled on the prospect of a third Brownlow Medal for Gary Ablett, with money coming on Monday for Geelong captain Joel Selwood and Sydney midfielder Josh Kennedy.
Simon White Early next month, Perth's Robert Nguyen will submit a 50-page thesis on a pretty quirky subject - a statistical model to predict the winner of the AFL's Brownlow Medal.
Andrew Wu Life would be very different now had Ted Richards not packed his bags for Sydney nine years ago.