On further review, Michigan played easily its best road game this season in battering Illinois, 31-14.
On further review, Michigan's loss to Iowa was as ugly the second time around.
The receivers, whether because of poor passes or dropped passes, haven't been especially productive this season, save for some jump balls.
Denard Robinson still is one of the most dangerous players in college football, but his passing attempts have too often put his team in danger.
Down 24-14 at the break, Michigan made adjustments on both sides of the ball and outscored Northwestern 28-0 in the second half.
The Michigan offense trotted out some interesting new wrinkles that will have opposing defensive coordinators working overtime.
The Wolverines looked more like a zone-read offense than a pro-style offense on Saturday against Eastern Michigan.
The tale of the tape shows Denard Robinson may not have been as good as his number, but his receivers made plays for him.
New offensive coordinator Al Borges said he'd keep Denard Robinson in the shotgun, and he did on more than 50 pecent of the snaps agaisnt Western Michigan.