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Picking up the pieces ahead of SEMO

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Mizzou Links for September 13, 2021.

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I miss victory Mondays

Well y’all, I forgot how much Mondays stink when the stench of victory isn’t in the air.

We’re not going to get too in our feelings about the 35-28 loss to Kentucky this weekend. After all, as we’ll talk about during some of this week, Kentucky is clearly just the better team right now. They’re more experienced, they’ve got a more solid identity, they have more talent in key areas. They’re just... better.

It won’t be like that always (and hopefully not even into next season), but for now Missouri has to pick up the pieces and move on. There’s still plenty to play for, and a bowl bid is by no means off the table... especially with how vulnerable South Carolina and Tennessee are looking this early in the season.

Here are some of the major outlets’ Sunday coverage from the weekend.

Oh, there’s also this from Twitter.


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— Markus Golden only posted one total tackle in his return to the Arizona Cardinals, but he also recovered a fumble!

— Sheldon Richardson was also held at bay most of the day with Minnesota, only totaling one tackle against the Bengals.

— Weird day in Denver for our former Mizzou boys. Drew Lock is obviously no longer the starter and didn’t see any snaps against the Giants. Albert Okwuegbunam, however, caught 3 passes for 16 yards and a touchdown! There’s also the part where he lost a fumble, but we won’t dwell on that.

— In his debut for the Chargers, Larry Rountree III got 8 carries and gained 23 yards out of it, cementing himself as the primary backup to Austin Ekeler.

— Finally (and most important for some of y’all), our star boy Nick Bolton was all over the field in his debut with the Chiefs, tying the team high with 7 tackles and grabbing one TFL in a big win over the Browns.

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