Bye week much-needed for MU

Sports Commentary

It was a good time for a break. Now it’s time to see if the Missouri Tigers used the time off to their advantage.

That would be playing like the Missouri Tigers.

Missouri was supposed to bring a potent offense to the defensive-minded SEC. The Tigers’ offense was one of the best in the country last year, averaging 475 yards a contest.

But the Tigers seemingly lost that prolific attack in the move from the Big 12. They’re averaging more than 100 yards less of offense this season.

What’s happened?

The SEC folks, and Kansas fans, will tell you the Tigers have been exposed as frauds and bigboy football is a little too much for Missouri to handle. The saner among us can point to one very big reason why the Tigers are struggling.

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