Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/14/12
Practices closed to the Media! Information on whats happened this far in the Oregon Ducks fall camp is very limited.  In case you haven’t already heard, Chip Kelly has made the decision for all practices to be closed to the media.  CK meets with local reporters after each practice and answers a bombardment of questions. If you’ve seen these interviews then you’d know he can be very generic with many of his of his answers. If Chip thinks you’ve asked a dumb question then he’ll let you know with his response, it’s almost a trademark of his coaching style. From Media and the Duck Fan’s perspective, closed practices are extremely annoying.  The anticipation of the coming season is in full swing and everyone is clawing for answers to some very big questions. However, from the coaching side of things, I think having closed practices  is a tactical decision. After all, do you really want USC knowing how well your QB’s are performing or NOT and letting that reporter discuss about the double reverse
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