SHOULD Essendon be in a better position to contend for the flag than what it is currently?

Are the Bombers any close to the flag than when John Worsfold's tenure started five years ago?

As the Bombers begin the hardest run home of all finals aspirants, AFL Exchange delve into where the Bombers currently sit.

Join Cal Twomey, Riley Beveridge and Mitch Cleary in the latest episode as AFL Exchange covers all of the big issues in the football world – and some of the not so big.

Episode guide

2:55 – Should John Worsfold coach for the remainder of 2020?

8:05 – Did Jack Newnes pull the wool over the umpire's eyes?

13:35 – Is there a trend emerging with pre-game music at AFL venues?

17:25 – Should Leon Cameron consider himself lucky?

21:20 – Who's having the better year … Lachie Neale or Tom Hawkins?

23:55 – Things that should happen

29:40 – If hub clubs host a home final on neutral turf, which ground should they pick?

33:55 – Which players have established themselves in different spots to positions they were drafted in?

37:10 – What will stand out most if returns to normal in 2021?

40:10 – Debut of a new segment: 'Hang on a second'

44:20 – Debate over two of the best young intercept defenders in the competition