In 2012 A quarterback battle looms for the Oregon Ducks

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NWSB Writer Travis Koehler talks about the upcoming QB battle that will be taking place for the University of Oregon Ducks. Oregon is coming off of their first Rose Bowl victory in 94 years and Duck fans want the success to continue. Darron Thomas declared for the NFL draft leaving a void in a high powered offense for a new leader. Bryan Bennett or Marcus Mariota. We all know Chip Kelly has a good team with good players.

2012 NCAA football handicapping: Pac 12 football futures odds

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NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson discusses the odds of the recently released Pac 12 odds and handicapping. Speaking of titles and championships, this article outlines the odds that were released of each team winning the Pac 12 and winning their respective Pac 12 division in 2012. Chris focuses primarily on the Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Washington Huskies, and the Washington State Cougars.

I’m a die-hard fan of Oregon State Beavers football because…

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NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin tells us why he’s a sold out 100% Oregon State Beaver fan for life. It is about family. It is about reality. I have never stopped bleeding orange and black. Through all ups and downs his roots will always be ingrained in Reser’s beautiful Saturday morning turf. He’s a Beavers fan because of Mike Riley, Sammie Stroughter, Jacquizz Rodgers, James Rodgers and more…

Washington Huskies football: Tough schedule will test 2012 Dawgs

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NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us his take on the Washington Huskies 2012 football schedule. The Dawgs face tough opponents in LSU, Oregon, USC and Stanford while they take on most of the rest of the Pac-12, including in-state arch nemesis Washington State to end the season. The schedule may be tough, but Brandon thinks they can come out ahead. Keith Price the ball is in your hands.

The Oregon Ducks will win the 2012 Pac-12 if…

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NW Sports Beat Junior Editor and Writer Chris Anderson addresses what the Oregon Ducks need to do to win their fourth straight Pac 12 Title. He points out the defensive unit must step up once again this year in order to navigate through a few offensive powerhouses Oregon will face. Watch out for De’Anthony Thomas, Marcus Mariota, Bryan Bennett, Chip Kelly, Kenjon Barner, and the USC Trojans.

Oregon Ducks Football: The five best uniform combinations

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NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks football blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with an opinionated take on the 5 BEST Ducks uniform combinations in recent years. LaMichael James sporting a Nike Pro Combat uniform proved to be hands down the team’s best look of the 2011 college football season. You’ve got to love the Ducks who have become known for their uniforms and their cheerleaders.

Oregon Ducks Football: Easy Schedule benefits team in 2012

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NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with his opinion on why the 2012 Oregon Ducks schedule, and Pac 12 breakdown is exactly what Chip Kelly and his men need. The Nov. 3 road game against the USC Trojans is arguably the only tough game on the Ducks’ 2012 schedule. The Ducks will be bringing in a new quarterback this time around.

Top 5 games on the Oregon Ducks schedule in 2012

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NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with his top 5 matchups to watch out for this football season. With an early game with USC, the Ducks chances of Pac-12 superiority will be on the line early. They have a series of potential let down games as well, Cal, and Oregon State that they need to stay strong against. The Ducks will also hope to continue their mastery over the Washington Huskies…

Oregon St. Beavers football history: *My* top 5 heartbreaking moments

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NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Jonathan Irwin tells us his top 5 Beavers heartbreaking moments in time. From mulitiple Civil War losses with the Rose Bowl on the line, to a season ruining injury to James Rodgers, and an embarassing loss to Sacramento State, the heartbreak goes on forever for Oregon State Beavers fans. Duck Ryan Katz, duck now.

Oregon State Beavers football history: *My* top 5 moments in time

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NWSB Insider and Oregon State Football blogger Jonathan Irwin tells us his top 5 moments in Beavers football. From the Fiesta Bowl blowout over Notre Dame in which Chad Ochocino had a memorable game, to the Sun Bowl victory over Missouri, the Beavers know when to turn it on under the national spot light. Add a couple wins over the always hated USC Trojans, and you’ve got yourself a top 5 list!

The Seattle Seahawks sign Lutui and Ruud bring back Roy Lewis

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Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us news of a three new Friday signings in Seattle. Guard Deuce Lutui, linebacker Barrett Rudd, cornerback Roy Lewis sign one-year deals with Seahawks. Don’t overlook Seattle’s agreement to bring back cornerback Lewis, who was a special-teams captain in 2010. Lineman Deuce Lutui ranks as the biggest addition the Seahawks made Friday. All-in-all a very busy day.

Northwest Coach Profiles: Mike Holmgren

Mike Holmgren

NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on ex-Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren. Mike Holmgren was a QB genius, playing the position himself until an injury derailed his playing career. He quickly took that experience into coaching, taking in QBs like Steve young, Joe Montana, Brett Favre and Matt Hasselbeck. He set multiple records while coaching in the NFL, especially while with the Seahawks.

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