The Run-Pass Option: A Mid-Line Sweep Read w/Bubble Threat

Charles Fischer Analysis, Fish Reports 4 Comments

As a fellow fan, it’s tough to lose a game – especially the way the Nebraska game transpired. Nonetheless, we wish to continue to build the “Oregon Playbook” within FishDuck.com and continue to learn from the evolution of the Oregon Spread Offense. There are ongoing permutations off of fundamental plays such as the Sweep Read, which we wish to identify and understand …

Past Play Reappears: Oregon’s Mid-Line Zone Read!

Charles Fischer Analysis 5 Comments

Head Coach Mark Helfrich has brought new life to older plays in the Oregon playbook, but few are as odd as the Mid-Line Zone Read play. It seems to violate what we have learned about the Zone Read at Oregon, and it is a play that we rarely see. Readers of these Tuesday analyses are becoming as amused as I …

Check for three Xs and Os tactics against Washington

Charles Fischer FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

For Duck fans today — there are a couple of tactics to watch for against our rival in the Huskies. First, note that their defensive tackle over Oregon’s center (the Husky nose tackle) is between 340 pounds and 360 pounds, thus he will give Hroniss Grasu and an additional guard blocking him some trouble. This could foul up our Inside …