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Raiders GM says vindication comes with playoffs

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Reggie McKenzie heard all the preseason predictions from the pundits that had his Oakland Raiders pegged as one of the worst teams in the NFL. After a tight road loss at Indianapolis and a home win over Jacksonville to start the season, the Raiders general manager is not ready to crow about...
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49ers’ Ian Williams goes on injured reserve

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Ian Williams was placed on injured reserve Tuesday with a broken left ankle. Williams, who was scheduled to undergo surgery on the ankle, was injured on by a block by J.R. Sweezy early in the 49ers’ 29-3 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
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Seahawks LT Okung likely out vs. Jags

RENTON, Wash. – Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that left tackle Russell Okung is unlikely to play on Sunday against Jacksonville after suffering a toe injury against San Francisco. Carroll would not give specifics on the severity of Okung’s injury, saying the team is still awaiting more information before coming to a determination...
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No. 2 Oregon’s defense holds its own

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti is a perfectionist. That 59-14 victory over Tennessee last Saturday? ”We did OK,” he said. How about a 66-3 win over Nicholls State in the opener? Or that 59-10 rout of Virginia in Game 2? With Aliotti, it’s almost as if the defense has fallen short if...
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Jaguars-Seahawks Preview

Considering how Seattle has dominated defensively and the Jacksonville Jaguars have struggled on offense, it seems that the Seahawks have an excellent chance to start 3-0 for the first time since 2006. They’ll look to accomplish that while trying for a 10th consecutive home victory Sunday against the lowly Jaguars, who hope to avoid...
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Colts-49ers Preview

Jim Harbaugh spent the better part of two seasons trying to build gameplans tailored to the strengths of Andrew Luck, who more often than not executed his coach’s scheme. It became inevitable the two would share a football field again when Harbaugh left to coach the San Francisco 49ers before Luck’s junior season, but...
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TE Lyerla apologizes for making frustration public

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon coach Mark Helfrich and tight end Colt Lyerla have patched things up after a report that the tight end was upset with how his stomach flu last weekend was described as ”circumstances.” Lyerla missed Saturday’s 59-14 victory over Tennessee after he had been out for much of the previous week with...
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Playlist: Camas Valley 62, Triad 32

Watch the scoring plays from Triad's 62-32 loss to Camas Valley on Sept. 7.
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KU vs Summit Highlights – 9.13.2013

Highlights from the Bi-Mart Game of the Week on Sept. 13. Summit defeated Klamath Union 28-22.
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Oregon takes over top spot in UPS Index as ‘Bama defense struggles at A&M

Alabama finds itself in a familiar spot atop the AP Top 25, but it has some work to do in order to claim that position within the UPS Team Performance Index. Instead, it’s Oregon – with a new head coach, yet same quick-paced results – topping the Index thanks to a dominant start against...
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