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Eastern football living on the edge

Eastern is 4-0 in the Big Sky and 5-2 overall, with four of those wins coming by a touchdown or less. Perhaps Saturday's home game against Weber State will be the statement game. "That's the idea, anyway to win big," Eastern quarterback Jordan West said on Tuesday, three days after the Eagles pulled out a 43-41 win at Northern Colorado. But if the Eagles are tough to figure out, so is Weber State. the subject of my weekly notes column as well as a major talking point in this week's live chat. ... And speaking of last week's game, check my feature on Jordan Dascalo, who kicked the game-winning field goal last week in Greeley, Colorado. Want more on this week's game? Here's the official preview from EWU and another from Weber State. ... Elsewhere, Montana visits Portland State in what amounts to a Big Sky title elimination game. Here's an early look from the Missoulian. ... From the Billings Gazette, there's this story on the Montana quarterback situation, and from the Oregonian, a feature on PSU quarterback Alex Kuresa.



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