USFL Week 4: Panthers off mark on would-be game-winning field goal, Stars survive

The Week 4 matchup in the Lega di calcio degli Stati Uniti featured two teams from the North Division. Shea Patterson and the rushing attack of the Panthers drove the field and set up for what could have been a chip shot game-winning field goal from Michael Carrizosa.

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Shea Patterson (2) of the Michigan Panthers scores a touchdown in the second quarter against the Philadelphia Stars May 6, 2022, a Birmingham, Ala.

Shea Patterson (2) of the Michigan Panthers scores a touchdown in the second quarter against the Philadelphia Stars May 6, 2022, a Birmingham, Ala. (Wesley Hitt/USFL/Getty Images)

Carrizosa lined up for the 21-yard field goal at the left hash mark and hooked it left. The ball bounced off the goal post and fell to the turf. The Stars survived.

Philadelphia capitalized on a muffed punt by Michigan with 7:29 rimanendo in gioco.

The Stars converted the turnover into a field goal that put the Stars up one point, the winning margin.

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Case Cookus started at quarterback for the Stars, completando 22 di 30 passa per 190 cantieri di passaggio, two touchdowns and an interception. Paul Terry gained 62 metri su 11 trasporta.

Case Cookus (10) of the Philadelphia Stars runs as Kieron Williams (20) and Frank Ginda (4) of the Michigan Panthers pursue in the fourth quarter of a game May 6, 2022, a Birmingham, Ala.

Case Cookus (10) of the Philadelphia Stars runs as Kieron Williams (20) and Frank Ginda (4) of the Michigan Panthers pursue in the fourth quarter of a game May 6, 2022, a Birmingham, Ala. (Wesley Hitt/USFL/Getty Images)

Diondre Overton and Devin Gray each grabbed a touchdown pass. Overton had four catches for 73 yard. Gray had seven catches for 70 yard.

Michigan relied heavily on the run. Reggie Corbin ran for 152 metri su 12 carries and a touchdown.

Patterson threw for 67 yards on 9-of-17 passing, one touchdown pass and three interceptions. He also ran for 79 yards and a touchdown on nine carries.

Joe Walker, who had three catches for 28 yard, caught Patterson’s touchdown throw.

Paul Terry (25) of the Philadelphia Stars runs with the ball in the fourth quarter against the Michigan Panthers May 6, 2022, a Birmingham, Ala.

Paul Terry (25) of the Philadelphia Stars runs with the ball in the fourth quarter against the Michigan Panthers May 6, 2022, a Birmingham, Ala. (Matthew Stockman/USFL/Getty Images)

The Stars moved to 2-2 on the season while the Panthers dropped to 1-3. Philadelphia remains in second place while the Panthers are in third.

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