Ah, it feels good to be back in Open Forum Land. So many things to say. I could say I missed answering Mitch Mustain questions, but I wont. Or that I understand C.J. Gables diminished role.
But I do understand todays Open Forum is brought to you by Roman Meal bread, the official sustenance of Peter Caesar Carroll’s injured legions.
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No sign of rain in Seattle right now, refreshingly.
Washington coach Ty Willingham practices in pads once a week to avoid injuries. Caesar practices at the same intensity whether in pads or shorts to simulate game intensity every day.
In case you missed our article today, offensive tackle Butch Lewis said he will not make the trip because of a sprained ankle.
About 70,000 are expected at tomorrow’s game.
If Pete Carroll can wait until Thursday to name Chauncey Washington the starting tailback, then we can wait until now to take questions. Answers on Saturday.
Linebacker Thomas Williams will start at strongside linebacker and if he gets hurt, Keith Rivers might replace him. Clay Matthews said his sprained AC joint in his shoulder is still an issue.
“It doesn’t feel as good as I thought it would,” he said.
Chris Galippo’s surgery is Oct. 9 and he will not be allowed to have any contact drills for three months. In a best-case scenario, he returns for spring practice.
As we reported yesterday, Chris Galippo has a herniated disc and nerve problems in his back and requires season-ending surgery.
He is eligible to redshirt.
Pete Carroll said he doesn’t mind the lack of a big-play threat in the offense so far. The longest pass play against Washington State was 22 yards.
“We were a little bit more methodical last year (too). I don’t care. I love to see our ability to execute. We were on the verge of scoring 60 points (last week).”