Turnovers plague Geese, deflate momentum in closing scrimmage of fall season

On Friday afternoon, Oregon’s offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham stated that one factor he most needed to see in Saturday’s scrimmage was the quarterbacks not making a nasty play worse. It’s what makes somebody an amazing QB, in his opinion. 

“It’s not essentially the good performs that make SportsCenter, however do your dangerous performs make SportsCenter?” Dillingham stated. “When your dangerous performs don’t make SportsCenter, that’s once you’re an amazing quarterback.”

The script that Dillingham drew up isn’t fairly what came about contained in the partitions of Autzen Stadium on Saturday. As an alternative, a complete of 4 interceptions have been thrown, and a number of other fumbles have been misplaced by the offense, creating an total irritating show that left the Geese with quite a bit to work on earlier than fall camp involves an in depth.


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“I feel many of the selections that ended up being dangerous selections right this moment have been anyone making an attempt to make one thing out of nothing, and making an attempt to create a play once they didn’t have to,” Dan Lanning stated on Saturday. “A nasty play was a worse play, you recognize, and that’s one thing we now have to do a greater job of.”

That’s not precisely one thing that you just need to hear simply two weeks away from the primary sport of the season, particularly when that sport is coming in opposition to the defending nationwide champions. However regardless of the looseness with the ball at occasions, Lanning was capable of spotlight some optimistic performs on the offense.

“I might have advised you the offensive line was actually shifting down the sector, particularly working the ball,” Lanning stated. “However once more, we didn’t get to cap off a few of these drives due to turnovers.”


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Turnovers are all the time one thing you need to avoid when speaking in regards to the offense, however for those who have a look at it from a defensive perspective, Duck followers ought to really feel assured gamers on that aspect of the ball are stepping up in an enormous method.

“Our guys have been actually bodily right this moment and that to me was actually pleasing,” Lanning stated of the protection. “It was to the purpose the place you need to get stay tackling and stay scrimmage work in and midway by means of I stated to myself, ‘Okay, do we have to go thud mode right here?’ As a result of we’re placing one another, we’re getting after it and I assumed that was one thing I used to be actually happy with.”

With 14 days left to get prep in for Georgia, Oregon is aware of that they’ve quite a bit to scrub up on. Negating turnovers shall be a significant a part of that, however the group is targeted onerous on getting that squared away.


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