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Eastern looks at its options

The Eastern Washington defense faces a unique challenge Saturday afternoon at Roos Field in the form of Cal Poly's triple option offense. Here's a first look at the matchup from Eastern's practice on Tuesday, and our weekly notes column focusing on Cal Poly quarterback Chris Brown. That should be a good topic for Thursday's Live Chat, which begins at noon right here on SportsLink. Want more on the game: here are previews the game from Eastern and from Cal Poly. ... Elsewhere, Idaho State is playing some "God awful" football, according to this story in the Idaho State Journal. ... From the Missoulian, a preview of Montana's home game against Weber State. ... From the Portland Tribune, a look at Vernon Adams Jr. as he hopes to get back on the field. ... Northern Colorado hopes to keep momentum going this week against UC Davis.

Jim Allen
Jim Allen joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently covers K-12 education and women's basketball.

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