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Progress Report: Grading the Cats

Progress Report: Grading the Cats

It has been a wild nine game for Northwestern, filled with many highs and some lows. Midterms at Northwestern just wrapped up. In that spirit, PurpleWildcats hands out its bye-week progress report for the Wildcats.

Quarterbacks No one expected this to happen. Almost overnight, the Northwestern offense evolved into a run-oriented attack. After years of passing under Dan Persa, the Wildcats looked to continue that trend, beginning at Syracuse. Both Kain Colter and Trevor Siemian threw the ball efficiently, which made it look as though NU had two viable options at quarterback. Then everything spun out of... Recommended Stories

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