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Oregon's woes on defense continue, and the progress of Stanford's Christian McCaffrey has slowed

Oregon's woes on defense continue, and the progress of Stanford's Christian McCaffrey has slowed

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Duck hunting has become the Pac-12 Conference’s favorite pastime. Oregon is 2-4 overall and 0-3 in conference play after consecutive losses to Colorado, Washington and Washington State. Mark Helfrich hired former San Diego State and Michigan coach Brady Hoke to repair the Ducks’ broken defense from last season, when it ranked last in the Pac-12. But Hoke seems to have made it only worse. Last season, the Ducks allowed an average of 37.5 points and 485.5 yards per game. This season,...

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