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Oregon Ducks' top WR Bralon Addison tears ACL

Oregon's Pac-12 title run for 2014 just got more challenging.

Wide receiver Bralon Addison likely tore his ACL during a non-contact drill this week, according to a team source, who added the Ducks knew as soon as it happened.

Colleague Bruce Feldman reported Addison's knee injury is indeed an ACL tear. first reported the news.

Coming off a seven-touchdown season with nearly 900 receiving yards, Addison was expected to replace Josh Huff as Marcus Mariota's top receiving target. He can still return for 2014 but that's hardly a guarantee coming off an ACL.

The Ducks are probably deeper at running back than receiver, so this is considered a significant blow to Oregon's high-powered offense.

Jeremy Fowler is a national college football insider with Fowler joined CBS in 2012 after covering the Minnesota Vikings for the St. Paul Pioneer Press for two seasons and covering the Florida Gators for the Orlando Sentinel for two years. Fowler is also a contributor to the CBS Sports Network.
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