St Kilda officials will interview the final two candidates for the senior coaching job over the next two days.
In an era where players switch allegiances, the danger comes if fans start doing the same.
While the Scott Watters debacle has proved the headline issue, it remains just one of so many unresolved problems.
Melbourne supporters know arrival of top coach will not be an instant fix.
Signs late last season that Dogs solving the forward line problems.
Players resist push to log supplement intake via a mobile phone application.
Paul Roos has already made it clear what he expects of his players in terms of defence.
Players told they will be given greater freedom when attempting to mark next season.
AFLPA chief Matt Finnis maintains such players will require long-term monitoring.
Damien Hardwick has been rewarded for guiding Richmond to its first finals campaign since 2001 by receiving a two-year contract extension.
Champion harness racing driver Greg Bennett has been found not guilty of bribing a corrupt steward.