■ Andrew Greif continues to look at our opponents in 2015 and next are the Dawgs.
Oregon's uncertainty at quarterback and on defense make this Washington's best chance to break its losing streak to UO in years — if, however, the Huskies can find answers to their own questions first.
■ Athlon Sports has Autzen Stadium at the top of their list for "crowded" venues.
■ Vernon Adams is (not) compared with Russell Wilson in this story as some folks have suggested.
■ Dale Newton says each new season has its share of long odds and adversity.
Never bet on a game that involves a ball with pointy ends and players who eat too much pizza, play video games and break up with their girlfriends, but if you insist on doing so, bet on this addition of the Ducks to exceed expectations. They are selected and trained to do so.