Lansing State Journal from Lansing, Michigan on October 30, 2011 · Page 35
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Lansing State Journal from Lansing, Michigan · Page 35

Lansing, Michigan
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Sunday, October 30, 2011
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Green & White Lansing State Journal Sunday, October 30, 2011 30 Insulate with ErZ2W CdtT CELLULOSE INSULATION Adding Energy Care Cellulose Insulation to your home's walls or attic will help reduce your ENERGY BILLS'! t Lf v "3 I Li I ICIiCI I UUI I iksci 2829 S. M. L. King, Jr. Blvd Lansing, Ml 48910 DAVE WEAVERASSOCIATED PRESS MSU running back Le'Veon Bell tries to get past Nebraska's Will Compton on Saturday. The Spartans had some success early giving the ball to Bell, but struggled when they turned to the pass and were shutdown for most of the game by the Cornhuskers. Rexrode Continued From 1D for themselves. Still, he didn't have open receivers very often. This Nebraska secondary, shredded at various points of this season, was on everything the Spartans tried. "They just had Cover 2 (with two safeties splitting the deep part of the field), they played it well," MSU's Keshawn Martin said. "And then the plays we were running, they played right into the Cover 2 they were doing, so there wasn't really nothing we could do there." A team's starting quarterback and its offensive coordinator are the two easiest targets for criticism when an of fense doesn't perform. First-year MSU offensive coordinator Dan Roushar was not available . for interviews after the game, but his name has certainly been mentioned a few times since mid-after noon Saturday. It's easy to blast play-calling when plays don't work. It's important to remember that Roushar does this for a living and has reasons for doing things that people who don't do his job for a living cant determine by watching from a living room or press box. But it sure seemed like MSU could have run the ball more, for one thing. MSU's improving offensive line was getting push up -front. "I would agree with you," Mark Dantonio said when asked if there was opportunity to run more, but also said: "At some point, you've got to throw it." "The passing game, they just shut us down," he said. "And then they got pressure on the quarterback (in the second half). And it's tough to throw and give them credit, they made plays on the ball down the field. So it's a two-way situation. , "I'm sure if you're Nebraska right now you're feeling like you played tremendously on defense. If you're a Michigan State guy, you thought we played awful. But somewhere in between there, there's an opportunity to make plays for us and we've just got to make them." Or put players in a better position to make them. Roushar blamed himself after MSU's loss at Notre Dame, and it will be interesting to get his take on Saturday's events. The disappointing thing for MSU is that its of fense seemed to be making such strides in wins over Michigan and Wisconsin. It'll probably find things much easier at home in six days against Minnesota (though the Gophers looked like a real football team in stunning Iowa 22-21 on Saturday). Then comes a trip to Iowa City on Nov. 19, which may be the difference between winning and losing this division. Iowa looks feeble, but the Spartans must show up there with a real offense not the ghostly, ghastly thing they brought to Lincoln. ii iiib.i mm ii - m Ask for details on all offers. ( ; r HA(SEK PUDJi HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING CO. 482-5501 U-01 001 22191 o u) (J ' ( 6 (J Ufal feJ FUEL SYSTEM SERVICE i 1 v S1U HlilUJlilKS Regular Price $130 Fall Savings -$20 SPECIAL PRICE $110 Offer expires 113011 V i i 4 i i i i f i n m i i'i i i : 1 1 ; i hgcpqibgdd qd olhebi 'In WTW1W'1b'' mm-w mm' mm Z TRANSMISSION l FLUSH COOLANT SYSTEM FLUSH Regular Price $135 Fall Savings -$20 SPECIAL PRICE $115 EEV3GDNE TUNE Regular Price $165 Fall Savings -$20 SPECIAL PRICE $145 Offer expires 113011 Offer expires 113011 4 WHEEL ALIGNMENT Regular Price $86.95 li ii I i I l Regular Price $135 Fall Savings -$20 SPECIAL PRICE $115 Offer expires 113011 mm mm fc , J REPLACE BATTERY J I I AND TEST CHARGING i I I OYOTEM Regular Price $164 Fall Savings -$20 SPECIAL PRICE $144 Offer expires 113011 Fall Savings -$20 SPECIAL PRICE $66,951 I l I "I I Offer expires 113011 . : mm in "jo-nnv onbwiE geeum! bubv gdcfcf g. i?oc! odpi GEWDOnO ffCQB 1CIG OH HBDDlTflQCIQQ. 5 0FF ' I hj I Certified I I USaiVEHICIJES No worries. I I I D Ml GBQ QgnmaB(iSiiDo mm

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