■ Rob Moseley has your Monday practice report.
...Midway through practice, the No. 1 offense got its chance in the same situation. Reggie Daniels broke up a pass and Torrodney Prevot had a tackle for loss on the first two plays. Adams moved the chains with a completion to Bralon Addison, but a tackle for loss by Hardrick put the offense back in a hole, and on fourth down Helfrich whistled a play dead with Hardrick and Buckner bearing down on Adams in the backfield...
■ Tyson Alger and Andrew Greif share their breakdown of the Alamo Bowl.
■ Andrew Greif has a sneak peek of TCU and talks about the challenge of containing Trevone Boykin.
■ Andrew Greif previews the matchup between Oregon's running backs and TCU's linebackers and Justin Wise compares the linebackers for both Oregon and TCU.
■ Ken Goe says to expect Oregon's best effort in the Alamo Bowl,
The Ducks seem to have a nagging sense of unfinished business after a midseason slump took them out of College Football Playoff contention. TCU is a quality opponent. The defense has every reason to buckle down against the explosive Horned Frogs' offense.