NUmbers Guy: Northwestern at the Bye Week

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WNUR’s Ari Ross (@aross50)  breaks down Northwestern’s stats at the bye week: 

Sitting at 3-4 on the bye week, it’s been a very inconsistent and up and down season for the Wildcats. Northwestern lost its first two at home, to California and Northern Illinois, two teams they probably should have beaten, and could have beaten, if they’d played better. Then they eked out a win over FCS opponent Western Illinois, all while getting outgained at Ryan Field. In a stunning turn of events, Northwestern then proceeded to thrash Penn State on the road, and upset No. 17 Wisconsin at home in the Yom Kippur Miracle. But things went downhill from there as the ‘Cats lost at Minnesota to the Golden Gophers and then were unable to muster any second half offense against Nebraska, and blew another homecoming game. Now, the ‘Cats head to Iowa City this Saturday to take…

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