Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

  • Mark Helfrich Gary Breedlove E1376358288322

    Pac-12 Rougher, But Ducks Look Tougher

    Gary Breedlove Amid all the off-season changes and rumors swirling around the mighty Ducks of Oregon, there is still a strong belief around the nation that these Chip Kelly-less Ducks can contend for a national title, and that the Ducks are favorites to win the Pac-12 crown.  If you …

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    Helfrich has to win

    When starting a new job mistakes are to be anticipated, they are a part of the learning process.  There is a honeymoon of sorts and perfection is not the expectation. For Mark Helfrich, that statement could not be more inaccurate. In his first ever head coaching …

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    PAC-12 Talent Rankings: Looking to Break Through

    Last week, we looked at #12 through #9 of the Pac-12 Talent Rankings. This week, we profile four more squads. Below is an explanation of our tier-system used to compile the data: Tier-E: 5-star rating by at least one service Tier-1: 4-star rating by at least two …

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    Oregon Will Beat Stanford This Season

    The Oregon-Stanford game this upcoming season will surely be one of the best games of the year between two of the best teams in the country. An early prediction: the Ducks will win. Now, there are a million reasons why this result might happen. Maybe …

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    College Football Nation: Les Miles is scared and “Johnny Football” lawyers up

    Three weeks until kickoff and the action is heating up. However, for some, specifically Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, the only near-term action he will be seeing is in the court room. The NCAA has their hands full at this late hour thanks to the …

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    An Alternate View of Fall Practice in Corvallis

    Feature photo – commons.wikimedia.org Good morning, Ducks, or as they like to call us in Corvallis, “Cheaters that hold every dadgum play!”  This is the second in our three part series about fall (Is August fall?  Then I slept through summer.) practice for the schools …

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    FishDuck Classic: Chip Kelly the Latest Product of Coaching U.

    Kevin Cline It may be summer, but we’re only three weeks away from the return of Duck football. Over the summer, the FishDuck Classic will help familiarize readers with some our most important analyses and greatest stories.  Last night was the NFL debut of former …

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    Chip Kelly Update: Inside the Eagles’ Training Camp

    Mark Saltveit Lincoln Financial Field — the Philadelphia Eagles’ stadium — is black and modern, with severe angles and a skeletal design.  Even the eco-friendly windmills lined up along the roof have a nasty, heavy-metal look; the intertwined blades look more like Death Scythes than …

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    The Absolute MUST-WATCH Games in 2013

    Kevin Cline Photography With football season less than a month away, it is time to announce my top six games of the season.  If you missed my bottom six, you can check them out here.  I am excited for any game that involves the Ducks, but more excited for certain ones.  Here are …

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    Fall Story Lines You Won’t Hear About

    Feature photo – Kevin Cline Fall camp is a time of opportunity. But starting positions are about as free as free shipping on purchases over $100.  You still have to pay the initial price – or put in the work – to get the reward. …

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