Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/23/12
Questions heading into 2012? The Oregon Ducks‘ season can’t come faster for fans, but there are still a number of questions heading into the 2012 college football season. If there’s one thing we do know, it’s that that this team is going to be good. How good, however, is speculative at best. There are a handful of things that remain unanswered in Eugene at this point in the offseason. 5) Will the Ducks Defense Outplay The Team’s Offense? With LaMichael James gone to the NFL and a new quarterback running the offense, the Oregon defense could receive more attention than they’ve seen since Chip Kelly’s arrival in 2009. The defense is well-conditioned and has a handful of veteran leaders ready to take control. They’re going to be very good, and whenever the offense stutters, they’ll be there to carry the team on more than one occasion. The Ducks’ offense is still going to be good, and there’s a chance they could be just as great as they’ve been the past few seasons, but if the team is
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