Cal in NFL recap Week 6

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With Aaron Rodgers gone for the foreseeable future, the Cal fantasy stat lines are going to more heavily rely on other players to pick up the slack. While this week big stat lines did not quite happen, Rams’ quarterback Jared Goff had the only notable of the day, as the only former Golden Bear to find the end zone. We’ll start with the (relative) highlight.
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Head games

After his big miss against Oregon last year, kicker Giorgio Tavecchio spent the summer reading a book on athletes’ mental states. Now the senior is having his best season yet.

On Nov. 13, 2010, Cal found itself on the wrong side of a 13-15 score late in the third quarter against No. 1 Oregon. After quarterback Brock Mansion led a sustained drive — a rarity on the night — down to the Ducks’ seven-yard line, Cal place kicker Giorgio Tavecchio
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Fall Camp Notebook: Day Two

Could Keenan Allen and Marvin Jones become the Pac-12’s best receiving duo? “I think he and I can definitely be one of the top tandems in the nation,” Jones said Sunday. It’s easy to make these sorts of predictions after the second day of fall training camp at Witter Rugby
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Position Preview: Special Teams

The Year That Was A mixed bag on most fronts. Giorgio Tavecchio blew key field goals against Arizona and Oregon and made a few long ones that didn’t end up winning any games. The senior improved on kickoffs, but remained a middling placekicker, finishing fifth in the Pac-10 in field goals
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