Did Beating Ohio State Hinder Oregon’s Progress?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

Is that a crazy question? There are so many different components to consider that I cannot help but think that the surprising victory in Columbus steered the coaches into a short-term view at the sacrifice of next year. You know where I’m going with this, and I’d love to get your take on this “ponder-point” in the Our Beloved Ducks …

Utah GameDay Thread: Is Pursuing the Playoffs a Crock?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

Depending upon the outcome of today’s game–the discussion of this topic might be moot for this year, but it is really something for the fans and the Oregon Athletic Administration to seriously ponder in the offseason. But before we delve into that serious topic, don’t forget to also use this thread at the forum to discuss the game before it …

Moorhead’s Inverted Veer: The Quarterback is SUPPOSED to Be Out Blocking

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Analysis

The interest in the success of the running game at Oregon has generated a number of comments about Duck Quarterback Anthony Brown our leading the blocking at times. Is this part of the offensive game-plan, or part of a particular play design? Before many of you become concerned about all the screenshots and a video–this article will take you less …

WSU GameDay Thread: Will it be DeRuyter Day?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

Whenever we play the Cougars, I think of how fan bases really share the common hate of the Huskies. However it does not matter when both are vying for the crown of the division and the conference, and thus we focus upon our key match-up. Yet I cannot forget the best title to a FishDuck article against WSU ever years …

52-29? Just Like the “Good Ol’ Days!” And Time to Give Credit…

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

Admit it…with the way the offense was scoring on Saturday with the crowd roaring and all the explosion plays–it felt like the “Good Ol’ Days,” didn’t it? I was feeling an excitement and a particular twinge with it, and realized that I had not felt that in a long time. What was it? Then it hit me: this was how …

2021 Duck Football: The Most Entertaining Oregon Team EVER?

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

Is this the most mysterious Oregon football team you have ever followed? So much talent, yet so much of yet unrealized. Coaching errors that are egregious, but some great coaching that brought about victories seen in the national spotlight. Key players hurt, but new stars are emerging … and I am trying to figure out seven games games into the …

Precarious Ducks: “To Live and Dye in LA”

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Editorials

I’m a muttering-mass-of-protoplasm again after a Duck game, but this time to the positive. When I watch something so emotional to me, and yet filled full of factual items to ponder–it takes me longer at my Greybeard-age to process it. Today I wish to discuss the intriguing components of yesterday’s game, while on Monday I wish to reappraise the season …