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ESPN: Darron Thomas' status is unclear

As expected, Oregon coach Chip Kelly had little to say about QB Darron Thomas' hurt knee Sunday.

Thomas did a good job downplaying the injury after the Ducks beat Arizona State.

The cumulative implications here suggest that Thomas doesn't have a season-ending knee injury. The unofficial term everyone likely will adopt is a "sprain," which is one of those injuries that either needs just a few days to heal or two or three weeks.

For example, Washington QB Keith Price has been playing on two "sprained" knees. Of course, everyone knows Huskies QBs are particularly tough. A Duck may react ...

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