Found October 19, 2011 on
Oregon quarterback Darron Thomas, injured in last weekend's game against Arizona State, says he expects to play Saturday against Colorado even though there has been no official word about his status.
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Q wonders if the altitude in Colorado will play a part in evening up the PAC 12 matchup on Saturday. It will take a miracle for Colorado to beat Oregon in his opinion, with or without Darron Thomas, with or without LaMichael James. The Ducks are deep, with capable backups, and the Buffaloes are just as banged up.
For a lot of teams, injuries to the starting quarterback and a Heisman-finalist running back might mean some drastic adjustments. Not at No. 9 Oregon, where Chip Kelly says the game plan doesn't change. The Ducks may be without quarterback Darron Thomas and running back LaMichael James this weekend when they visit Colorado.
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Ninth-ranked Oregon's top two offensive threats might not play this weekend. That would normally cause the Colorado Buffaloes to exult or at least exhale.
Nowadays, though, they can hardly muster smiles through so many grimaces.
The Buffaloes (1-6, 0-3 Pac-12) are so banged up they'll be without more than a dozen players Saturday, so it might not matter who's taking...
In this continuing series from Duck Sports Authority we bring you the head-to-head match-ups of the Colorado Buffaloes and Oregon Ducks. Today the focus is on offense.
The Huskies head south to face the University of Oregon Ducks and the No. 23 Oregon State University Beavers this weekend.