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Second Half

Drive Seven

1-10-GA44(14:53) Matthew Stafford passed to Michael Moore for 6 yards.

3 WR (right), WR (left), RB (right), Shotgun

Stafford effectively sells plays action then throws a slot screen.

2-4-50 (14:26) Matthew Stafford passed to Mohamed Massaquoi for 10 yards.

3 WR (left), WR (right), RB (left), Shotgun

Stafford effectively sells plays action then hits Massaquoi in the hands, over-leading him a bit, Massaquoi runs through the completion for 10.

1-10-MIST40(13:57) Knowshon Moreno rushed for 3 yards.

Good, smooth handoff.

2-7-MIST37(13:15) Matthew Stafford passed to Knowshon Moreno for 6 yards.

2 WR (right (stacked in the slot)), WR (left), RB (right), TE (right), SG

Left defensive end Trevor Anderson immediately comes free to Stafford. Stafford shows good poise, not retreating, but facing heat and throwing an outlet with touch to Moreno.

Stafford is stopped on a quarterback sneak.

-Holding Penalty-

~End of drive~

Drive Eight

1-10-GA3(9:22) Knowshon Moreno rushed for 11 yards.

1-10-GA14(8:50) Matthew Stafford passed incomplete to Mohamed Massaquoi.

2 WR (left), WR (right), TE (left), RB (right), Shotgun

Low snap. Stafford reads left, looks right, decisive pass to Massaquoi, but too low and Massaquoi is forced to trap it. Pass bounces incomplete.

2-10-GA14(8:45) Matthew Stafford passed to Knowshon Moreno for 5 yards.

2 WR (left), WR (right), TE (left), RB (right), Shotgun

Stafford looks down field, side arms to Moreno. The pass is accurate.

3-5-GA19(7:59) Matthew Stafford passed to Michael Moore for 16 yards.

2 WR (left), WR (right), TE (right), RB (right), Shotgun

Max protect. Stafford reads right, left, then center-left finding Moore sitting in the soft spot of a zone. Stafford zings it, but with good touch and perfect accuracy.

1-10-GA35(7:27) Knowshon Moreno lost 1 yard. 2-11-GA34(6:39)

GA penalized 5 yards.

2-16-GA29(6:13) Matthew Stafford passed to A.J. Green for 12 yards.

3 WR (right), WR (left), RB (left), Shotgun

Stafford reads center, center-right, plants and fires an accurate pass with good zip and good touch.

3-4-GA41(5:32) Matthew Stafford passed to Kris Durham for 13 yards.  

2 WR (left), WR (right), RB (right), TE (left), Shotgun

Michigan State blitzes five. The offensive line bates the defense in and passes to the second level. Stafford stares down five free defenders, targets Durham on a middle screen and then braces for impact. Durham slides under his pulling blockers for 13 and the first.

1-10-MIST46(4:54) Knowshon Moreno rushed for no gain.  

2-10-MIST46(4:13) Matthew Stafford passed to Caleb King for 10 yards.

3 WR (left), WR (right), RB (left), Shotgun

Michigan State blitzes five on a corner blitz. Stafford again shows good poise, standing ground and lobbing a screen to King.

1-10-MIST36(15:00) Touchdown. Matthew Stafford passed to Michael Moore for 35 yards.

3 WR (left), WR (right), RB (left), Shotgun

Play action. Stafford freezes the safety -- shoot, just watch.