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The San Francisco 49ers Take a Gamble on Arik Armstead

The San Francisco 49ers wheeled and dealed in the first round of the NFL Draft and finally selected at the number seventeen spot. The 49ers are looking to add depth to a defensive line that could possibly be losing Justin Smith due to retirement. In Armstead the 49ers took a chance on a raw but talented player.  As a member of the Oregon Ducks, Armstead he had 2.5 sacks to go along...
Via The Front Office News
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The San Francisco 49ers find help on defense, take Oregon DT Arik Armstead

The San Francisco 49ers entered the first round of the 2015 NFL draft with plenty of holes to fill, particularly on defense. After a tumultuous off-season of change, GM Trent Baalke was ready to start filling some holes in the 2015 squad. Holding the 15th pick in the first round the 49ers traded the pick to the San Diego Chargers for the 17th overall pick, San Diego’s fourth-round...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Arik Armstead Taken No. 17 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Oregon defensive end Arik Armstead was taken at No. 17 overall by the San Francisco 49ers in this year’s NFL Draft. He’s the second player from Oregon taken – behind quarterback Marcus Mariota. Congratulations to Arik Armstead! Selected 17th overall by the @49ers. #ProDucks — Oregon Football (@WinTheDay) May 1, 2015 Armstead, at 6-foot...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Arik Armstead an Option for the Saints?

The Saints will be looking for help at defensive tackle in this year's draft. Inbthis series we have already examined Malcolm Brown and Danny Shelton. Today, we take a look at our final DT, Arik Armstead.Arik Armstead is a defensive tackle from the University of Oregon. He stands 6'7" and weighs in at 292 pounds. He took part in the combine, posting the following results:40-Yard...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon DE Arik Armstead declares for NFL draft

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Oregon defensive lineman Arik Armstead has declared his eligibility for the NFL draft. The school's website announced that Armstead filed paperwork to make in official Tuesday. The 6-foot-8, 290-pound junior said in a statement that he's ready to test himself at the next level. Armstead started all 13 games he appeared in this season for the Ducks, and was second...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon football: Keys to defeating Utah

The Utah Utes have been one of the most surprising teams in college football this year. The team is currently 6-2 and, had they scored just one more point versus Washington State, could have been 7-1 with their one loss coming to fourteenth ranked Arizona State. The team is currently ranked at 17 in the playoff rankings as well as 20 in the AP Poll, and should pose a threat as a...
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Live game thread, Oregon versus Cal at Levi’s Stadium

Arik Armstead, Thomas Tyner and Matt Wogan are not on the travel squad tonight. Ducks and Bears tee it up in about 12 minutes on a warm, comfortable night, a big contrast to last year in Autzen. Sam Kamp gets the start at defensive end. Oregon will need to be alert against a Cal deep that features a stable of fast receivers and a capable running game. Be interesting to see if Byron...
Via The Duck Stops Here
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington at Oregon, game thread

Arik Armstead is in uniform, with his ankle heavily taped, taking warm-up reps with the first unit. Temperature at game time is 79 degrees, 10 percent chance of rain. Ducks are in the 1994 throwback uniforms complete with yellow facemasks.
Via The Duck Stops Here
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Not so fast my friend: Armstead tipped the ball

Washington State message boards nearly melted after the 38-31 loss to Oregon, and the outrage and conspiracy theories centered around a controversial noncall late in the fourth quarter. The Cougs had 3rd and 14 at the Oregon 38 with 3:48 to play, and Connor Halliday took a shotgun snap to pass for the 63nd time. The Ducks rushed five, and Arik Armstead pushed two blockers 7 yards...
Via The Duck Stops Here
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Return of the Fighting Duck: issues of the day, demystified

There's a website called Return of Kings written for 20-something men that reduces the sexual politics of the social messaging dating age down to their raw, unforgiving essence. At times, it can be mean and soulless ("Why older women need to just go away" is a recent post) but it gives its target audience a strategy for dealing with the world and claiming what they want, though you...
Via The Duck Stops Here
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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