Originally written on The Duck Stops Here  |  Last updated 11/15/14
With blustery conditions, the passing game becomes a crapshoot. It's a lot easier to run than throw anyway, particularly on a night like this one. Don Essig will greet the cheering, rain-slickered crowd with "it never rains in Autzen Stadium," but that's metaphorical whimsy in a place where Duck love conquers all: in reality, it's going to be a nasty and unpleasant night, a tailor-made evening for wool gloves and a flask. Unleash the Dash: California has given up chunks of yards inside in all three of their games, and that makes it the best opportunity to unveil Thomas Tyner (Gary Breedlove, Eugene Daily News photo).     New offensive coordinator Scott Frost has shown aplomb in switching it up. Week one the Ducks ran for 500 yards, week three three they passed for 471. Time for another switch. Against an opponent with a banged-up front seven in terrible conditions for throwing the football (it isn't the rain--it's the gusting, blustery wind that's the real problem) the challen...
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