The Big Ten was raked over the coals in Week 3. They were mocked and ridiculed — including by yours truly — for a week that included seven losses to AP unranked teams for the first time ever. It wasn't good, but it wasn't that bad.
Wisconsin's loss to BYU sucked. While the Badgers are still 100-percent alive for a playoff spot, their margin for error is non-existent and the Big Ten's playoff hopes are one more Wisconsin loss away from residing exclusively in the East Division. However, why are we pretending that losses by Rutgers, Maryland and Nebraska matter?
We break down overreactions to the Big Ten's bad week on The Hot Route: