It’s time to stop to talking about Northwestern football being good by Northwestern standards. The talk about what Pat Fitzgerald has done despite the limitations he has needs to end. There is no need for qualifying statements anymore. No more “given the…”
It’s just Big 10 standards now plain and simple. This week should have taught you that Northwestern football has arrived to the point where you can hold them to the same standards as the rest of the teams in the conference.
The Wildcats are not a bunch of cute, cuddly little kitties to be treated with kid gloves by the local and national. They have and have had for awhile, as good a collection of skill players as you’ll find anywhere in the Big ten. Being a big boy program means you get treated with the exact same standards and scrutiny as the other established college football teams.
They’re not kittens. They’re man-eating lions. RAR RAR RAR.
I understand where the soft coverage of Northwestern football comes from; I’ve learned...