Benching Brown: What are YOUR Odds?

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FishDuck writer and frequent commenter Jon Joseph pondered aloud recently if Oregon just shouldn’t go with Ty Thompson, mortgaging the present in hopes of a payoff over the next two years. Whew! That is intriguing, as there are those at this site who see Oregon as a potential playoff candidate this year. Our best chance in Columbus, these folks say, …

What ARE Oregon’s Chances of Winning the 2021 Pac-12 Conference title?

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My friends, I sometimes get guest articles where they look at Oregon football from a distant perspective, and today we have one from Eastern Europe. Normally I would not publish it, as I already have one international entity quite displeased with me at the moment, yet the total package of this particular article got me to thinking. While most of …

Ducks Add a Baseball-esque “WARNING TRACK” to Rich Brooks Field?

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Is FishDuck the only media source in Oregon that has noticed the new Baseball-like Warning Track on the field at Autzen during the Oregon Spring Game? Yes, I could not attend as either a fan or credentialed media, but I do have eyes that can observe on television a very big change on Rich Brooks Field. Yet I have not …

Ducks Destruction: My COVID CONCERNS with Autzen Attendance

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“Charles, are you out of mind? Doesn’t this article violate your No Politics Rule?”  The FishDuck Editor-in-Chief Alex Heining was warning me with his usual conscientiousness, as he always has my back and the good of the site as his priority. Yet this subject is so important that I believe we can focus on the issues themselves, and not the …

Oregon Fans: Just How Far CAN We Go?

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It is really two questions I am asking, and the first is a realistic assessment of the 2021 Ducks, (the good and the questions) and what you think is a reasonable goal for Our Beloved Ducks in this upcoming season? Are the Ducks really ready to challenge for the Playoffs, or is the Rose Bowl the ceiling? Count me in …

Spring Game Offense: Head-Fake or for REAL?

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One benefit of being an ol’ Greybeard, is being able to compare current events concerning Our Beloved Ducks with so many episodes of Oregon Football in the memory banks. Watching the Spring Game brought to mind something from over a quarter-century ago, and while it was quite entertaining–it also created even more questions for me. Is the 561 net passing …