Calvin Johnson is active for the Detroit Lions, who will welcome their star receiver back Sunday against Miami after he missed a month with an ankle injury.
De’Veon Smith ran for a career-high 121 yards and a touchdown, and Michigan beat Northwestern after the Wildcats’ Trevor Siemian slipped attempting a two-point conversion at the end of the game.
With one overwhelming offensive display, the Buckeyes (8-1, 5-0) re-established themselves as the Big Ten’s dominant team under coach Urban Meyer.
Both teams are in position to make a run at the playoffs — but they each face a decent amount of skepticism heading into Sunday’s matchup at Ford Field.
The Wolverines (4-5, 2-3 Big Ten) must win two of their final three games to stay in the running, and with a trip to Ohio State still looming, they can’t afford a letdown.
God bless sororities.
Barring a November collapse, the winner emerges as the likely division winner for a berth in the league championship game in Indianapolis in December.
Devin Gardner threw for two touchdowns and Drake Johnson ran for two, helping Michigan to a 34-10 victory over Indiana on Saturday in the aftermath of athletic director Dave Brandon’s resignation.
I’ve been on fire for you all season long and do not expect to slow down anytime soon.
The Saints and Panthers are both 3-4 and yet tied atop the NFC South. New Orleans has an extremely quick turnaround after playing on Sunday night.