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Mother Nature is a hard thing to combat, and while it was a picture perfect day on Montlake Tuesday, it wasn't those elements that threw a curveball at the UW Football team. Instead it was Jonathan Smith's wife Candice, pregnant with their third child due any day now. So while Smith tended to his family back in Boise, it was up to Chris Petersen to pick up the slack.

"There's going to be a lot of things thrown their way to put them in uncomfortable situations," Petersen said after the team's two hour-plus workout. "We'll do…things to make sure it's inconvenient for them and they have to deal with adversity, no question." One could persuasively argue that plenty has already been thrown at the new staff in terms of injuries and players being gone because of... Recommended Stories