Rob Thompson took off and left the Blues defenders for dead in his side’s 41-34 win in Dunedin.
Andrew Saville, Stephen Stuart and all the TVNZ rugby oracles are back with crystal balls in hand to pick apart another season of Super Rugby action.
Nine All Blacks with 281 Test caps among them will provide an experienced core for the Crusaders in their opening Super Rugby match against the Chiefs.
"You're always going to have an away fixture with a hostile crowd, that's part of the game. You've seen one, you've seen them all."
With Damian McKenzie shifting to first-five and Tim Nanai-Williams injured, a door has opened for Stevenson.