Nick Daicos was probably a little too short to win the Brownlow Medal at stages throughout the year, and though he was gradually pegged back by the likes of Christian Petracca and Marcus Bontempelli, a month ago he was still odds on favourite to win it. When he went down with a knee injury a few weeks out from season’s end, it threw the market into chaos, with the man who was nominal favourite all season being reeled back in by the chasing pack. With Daicos not playing the last month or so of the home and away season it’s now expected to be a whole lot tighter at the top. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the favourites to take out the AFL’s most prestigious individual award.
Updated: 18 August 2023