Things happened in week 9. They weren't very pretty. If Denard's injury drags out, that could be a real problem.
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• Man, I don't even know anymore. Michigan, a team which claims that the Big Ten championship is the ultimate prize, just laid an egg in a game which could have all but wrapped up the Legends crown with 4 weeks left to go in the season if they would've won. So much to discuss about that game, and we'll get to it soon.
• This Ohio State team could contend for a national title. Penn State's not half bad either. But, ya know.
• The best of the rest of the Leaders division, Wisconsin, just lost to a very average Michigan State team at home. Everyone's Leaders dark-horse, Purdue, just imploded against Minnesota. And as it stands right now, Indiana, yes Indiana who just won their first B1G game since Nov 2010, controls it's own destiny as a not-so long shot to get to Indianapolis.
• Nebraska was a huge beneficiary of a Michigan team that discovered a 1/3 of the way into the game that they have absolutely no answer for what happens when Denard gets hurt. All you have to do is blitz like crazy and a Michigan team sans Denard is absolutely clueless. Sorry, my internet censor is gone.