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Slingin' Quack: Nightmare in Tempe But Guess Who's Playing Freddy

Rusty and Sean talk about the Ducks' showdown in the desert. Both teams are somehow at risk of not making a bowl game so the game Thursday night could give one of these teams hopes for a bowl game alive while the loser might end up having to leave town.

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With Halloween this weekend and the Ducks playing on a Thursday night (allowing me to not have to schedule my Halloween around the game) the festivities will be in full force.  Might be a three-day weekend for a lot of us because it's not like people will be able to function after a Duck game anyways.

Oregon has Vernon Adams back along with Darren Carrington.  The offense looked like a totally different unit with both of the top playmakers back.  Sean and I were very critical of Vernon Adams after his performance against Utah, broken finger or not, so we make a solid effort to praise all the things Vernon Adams did well against Washington.  Is Darren Carrington what the offense was missing to bring it to the next level?

What do we hope the offensive line can do to ward off one of the highest blitzing teams in the country?  How will our defense stop the Sun Devil offense?  What is the Sun Devil offense?  The stats don't give any indication into how they do any scoring.

The episode starts off with a thorough look at the Oklahoma-Oregon onside kick because often before we even record we go on crazy tangents that lead us all over the college football landscape.

Oregon needs to win two of it's last five and the only winnable game seems to be against Oregon State with ASU, Cal, Stanford, and USC to go.  Basically, the game Thursday is a must-win for bowl hopes.  But even then Oregon can petition.  But how likely is all of this?