Crows stand-in skipper Tom Doedee remains in the selection mix after scans showed his left hamstring injury to be low-grade.

Doedee reported hamstring discomfort and sat out most of the second half of Sunday afternoon’s loss to Essendon at Adelaide Oval. 

Crows Head of Science and Medicine Steve Saunders said the Club took a conservative approach when sidelining the defender for immediate treatment.

“Scans have confirmed our initial assessment that Tom’s hamstring issues were low-grade,” Saunders said.

“He was functioning at a very high level with minor symptoms and we will continue to assess him in the next few days.

“With consecutive six and then four-day break periods approaching, we will make a number of decisions around player management in the coming three weeks.

“While we expect Tom to be ready to play by Saturday, these timeframes and general load management will be carefully considered.” 

Midfielder Brad Crouch also suffered a hamstring injury and an update on his condition is expected on Tuesday.