In the third season with Justin Leppitsch as coach, the Lions went backwards in terms of results, performances and player development.
Although some promising youngsters have emerged such as Josh Schache, Rhys Mathieson, and Jarrad Jansen, Brisbane looks like it is in worse shape than what it was in 2013 when Michael Voss was sacked as senior coach and Angus Johnson stepped down as club chairman.
Dismal Performances, Dismal Results
There were many occasions in which the Lions played some dour and uninspiring football and that should not be a surprise considering that the Queenslander club lost 19 games.
The 138-point defeat to Adelaide in Round 20 was clearly the worst of the lot but most of the other losses were just as humiliating and embarrassing. More often than not, Brisbane looked non-competitive and devoid of inspiration and determination.
Injury woes did have an effec…