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Pressured Offense Slumbered Too Long

Pressured Offense Slumbered Too Long

For the second week in a row, the Ohio State offense was far short of world-beater status, and part of the reason was that the opposing team's defensive line – led by a possible All-Big Ten end – spent much of the game in the backfield. Sacks and pressure killed OSU as Purdue upset the Buckeyes on Saturday.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – For the second week in a row, the question facing the Ohio State offense is a simple one – what happened? The Buckeye offense was stuck in neutral – if not reverse – for much of the day Saturday as Purdue, previously 1-5, upset the seventh-ranked Buckeyes 26-18 in Ross-Ade Stadium. The OSU attackers finally did get going in the fourth quarter, but the first three were...

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