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Injuries create opportunities

As the Trojans head into the final month of the 2014 regular season they will do so without a pair of key players who were injured in the Utah game; left tackle Chad Wheeler and rush end J.R. Tavai.

Wheeler will miss the remainder of the year with a torn ACL while Tavai is out until the UCLA game, most likely, with a knee sprain.

As always, injuries to one player means opportunity for other players and the injuries to Wheeler and Tavai could have an impact on several other players.

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Garry Paskwietz

A 1988 graduate of USC with a degree in Sports Information. Worked in sports marketing for LA Lakers and Miller Brewing Company. Began covering the Trojans in 1996 with the Trojan Football Fax. Founded WeAreSC in November 1998 with stints at Scout and ESPN. Emmy-winner while covering high school football at Fox Sports West.

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