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Report: Vernon Adams injured finger last week, will start vs. Michigan St.

Oregon Ducks quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. suffered an index-finger injury on his throwing hand against Eastern Washington last weekend, according to a report by ESPN. Adams also left that game after taking a brutal hit late in the fourth quarter.

According to the report, Adams has been icing his hand.

Despite the injury, Adams intends to start Saturday against Michigan State.

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In his first start for the Ducks, Adams was 19-of-25 for 246 yards and two touchdowns. He also added 94 yards on the ground in Oregon's 61-42 victory.

(h/t ESPN)