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@deep south duck This was a thorough dismantling of the Dawgs, one that taught them how far they had to go to match up against Oregon.

1 day, 21 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/a-lesson-from-history-on-revenge-in-full-measure.html

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@duckahead.com guy That was a really nice run for his fifth, but Pisarcik got his hands outside the shoulder pads. Too bad, because Freeman had the defense beat to the edge. Running with more confidence and assertiveness with every game. Can you imagine the 3-year career he'll have here?


Meanwhile, Thomas Tyner's sophomore slump continues, and you wonder what his mindset might be now. Left the game early with an injury.

1 day, 22 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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@duckahead.com guy It will be interesting to see how the coaches and AP vote--ND might not fall that far, losing by 4 to the #2 team on the road. I think both FSU and ND are overrated this year, benefiting from soft schedules. Talented but inconsistent squads, in my opinion. FSU plays two ranked teams all season, and struggled with both. Have a relative cakewalk the rest of the way. Notre Dame is at ASU and USC and should lose one more time.

1 day, 22 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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@dddupree Defense turned in their best performance, stout in the red zone, forcing two turnovers, holding UW to 317 yards as the Ducks built a 35-6 lead.

1 day, 22 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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@sherrybb With Fisher back the running game is stronger and Mariota has time to go through progressions in the pocket. 554 yards of offense tonight, with Royce Freeman running for 169 yards and 4 touchdowns and Mariota hitting 8 different receivers.

1 day, 22 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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A fast start is huge against Stanfraud. They are just not built to come back in games.

1 day, 23 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Stanford losing 23-10 in Tempe, just fumbled the kickoff, setting up ASU at the 22.

1 day, 23 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Florida State leading Notre Dame 31-27 in the 4th quarter. How far do the #5 Irish drop if they lose?

2 days, 1 hour ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Wogan adds a field goal and the Ducks lead 45-20.

2 days, 2 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Oregon 42, UW 20 with 5:22 left. UW goes 75 yards in 17 plays. Three missed tackles on 4th down as freshman quarterback Troy Miles weaves through the defense for a 7-yard touchdown. 2nd great one half performance by the Oregon defense, fading badly with a lead.

2 days, 2 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Royce Freeman's fourth TD run gives Ducks a 41-13 lead after two nice catches by Darren Carrington.

2 days, 2 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Miles fumbles at midfield ... Oregon recovers. Forced by Christian French.

2 days, 2 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Oregon drive stalls, and Washington is driving again. Ducks can't contain Miles in the pocket and can't get off the field on third down.

2 days, 2 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Oregon defense goes into UCLA prevent mode, and Washington easily drives down to the 4. 3rd and 2.

2 days, 2 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Mariota hits Dwayne Stanford on the fake bubble screen, great catch by Stanford. Ducks lead 34-6 with point pending. Freeman is over 100 yards, 19-111.

2 days, 3 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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First series of second half, Ducks get two good linebacker plays by Hardrick and Walker, bad snap on 3rd down, three and out, shank.

2 days, 3 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Mariota has thrown 16 of 23 (70%) for 239 with one TD and no INT at the half.

2 days, 3 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Ducks lead 28-6 at halftime, have limited UW to 27 yards rushing, overcoming 80 yards of penalties.

2 days, 3 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Ducks go for it on 4th and goal, and Mariota executes a brilliant pitch to Freeman, holding on to the ball until the last possible second. Ducks lead 14-6.

2 days, 4 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Washington settles for another field goal, and it's 7-6. Oregon defense allowing a lot of yards between the 20s but getting stops on the Huskies first two possessions. DeForest Buckner with a nice penetration and tackle for loss.

2 days, 4 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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On 3rd and 5, Royce Freeman bolts up the middle for a 37-yard touchdown. Ducks 7-3.

2 days, 5 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Ducks hold Washington to a field goal and trail 3-0.

2 days, 5 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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3rd and long, and the Ducks give up a first down on the screen pass. Three guys had a shot at stopping him short, but no.

2 days, 5 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Shaq Thompson dumps Thomas Tyner on the kickoff at the 15, Royce Freeman on the game's first play. Mariota sacked by Danny Shelton on 3rd and 9. Poor start for the Ducks.

2 days, 5 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Pregame talk is about the final four. Dave Wannstedt picks Michigan State over Oregon. Whhhhattttt?

2 days, 5 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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Andre Y is in a boot, Keanon Lowe is suited up but not warming up. Dave Wannstedt of Fox just picked Michigan State over Oregon for the Final Four. 


But there's no way both Ole Miss and Mississippi State make the playoff.

2 days, 5 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/washington-at-oregon-game-thread.html

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@duckified USC and UCLA will always be potent forces in recruiting, because of the weather, tradition and location. Both are fine schools academically. They've made enough coaching and recruiting missteps that the Ducks have dominated both in recent years.


Has Mr. Knight's gift been made public? Have read the rumors, but not a substantiated news story.

2 days, 7 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/oregon-football-recruiting-ducks-live-and-die-in-l-a.html

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@SonomaDuck There you go again with that rational killjoy stuff.  We're having pizza, which will be perfect provided I don't spill any on the couch.

2 days, 7 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/day-in-college-football-includes-several-games-with-duckplications.html

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@Ducko30 Tide explodes versus the Aggies, which has now lost three conference games in a row. #4 Baylor loses to West Virginia, which should help the Ducks move ahead.

2 days, 7 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/day-in-college-football-includes-several-games-with-duckplications.html

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@SonomaDuck Washington coach Chris Petersen on the reason for Oregon's success: "I just think they have stuck to the process. Those are the same coaches. Half of that staff are the same guys as when I was there. They're really good people, first and foremost, they're really good coaches, they've got really good support there. They're always trying to figure out how to get better. It's not any one thing. It's this on top of that and then they stack things and they get good players that are good kids… and you see what happens."  

2 days, 10 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/a-lesson-from-history-on-revenge-in-full-measure.html

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@atvinton Great observations. Oregon's November 8th trip to Utah, the weekend after the Stanford game, looms as a very dangerous matchup.

3 days, 8 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/the-crazy-continues-as-another-road-team-prevails-in-the-pac-12.html

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@Ducko30 @DryDuckin SB We'll see if they reduce those missed tackles and yards after contact. Don Pellum said Wednesday's full-pads practice was the best of the year.

4 days, 6 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/time-to-bring-the-train-and-the-train-dont-stop.html

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@DryDuckin SB Nelson really throws his body into a tackle, and his play on special teams has been inspiring.

4 days, 6 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/time-to-bring-the-train-and-the-train-dont-stop.html

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@atvinton Imagine how much solid the Oregon secondary might be if Terrance Mitchell had stayed for his senior year, and how much better Mitchell's draft prospects might have been.


If the Ducks get Armstead back and Tony Washington continues his man-on-a-mission play, Oregon's defense could indeed steal the show.

4 days, 6 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/time-to-bring-the-train-and-the-train-dont-stop.html

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@FunkyDucky :) Kenny Wheaton's out of eligibility, but the 1989 Independence Bowl team is serving as honorary captains.

4 days, 6 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/time-to-bring-the-train-and-the-train-dont-stop.html

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@DLW37 Fans who have been around a while will never lose their passion for the Husky rivalry. They remember both the domination and the humiliation at the paws of the Dawgs that spanned 25 years.

4 days, 6 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/time-to-bring-the-train-and-the-train-dont-stop.html

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Sobering fact for draft-eligible underclassmen, contemplating a move to the NFL:


Troy Vincent ‏@TroyVincent23  2m

4 days, 11 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/time-to-bring-the-train-and-the-train-dont-stop.html

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@jchrissmith0007 Interesting that political and medical factors spill over into football, but they definitely do--the New York Giants briefed their players on the Ebola virus prior to this weekend's road trip to Dallas. A disease that so far is not easily spread but is fatal in over half the cases has everyone's attention.

4 days, 12 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/oregon-football-tickets-down-29-this-week-for-game-vs-washington.html

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@totalDuck Craigslist is a risky place to buy tickets. It's definitely "buyer beware."

4 days, 12 hours ago on Conversation @ http://duckstopshere.com/uncategorized/oregon-football-tickets-down-29-this-week-for-game-vs-washington.html

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