Originally written on Cleveland Frowns  |  Last updated 10/31/12
Welcome to the latest edition of X’s and O’s with the Bros by X’s and O’s editor @rodofdisaster. This feature represents a basic attempt to look deeper into the game of football, learn something about the X’s and O’s that make it go, and better appreciate the games within the game. It’s called “X’s and O’s with the Bros: because you don’t have to be a player, coach, or rocket surgeon to get something out of taking a closer look at a football play, so please enjoy the post and the discussion in the comments. This week Rod focuses on Brandon Weeden’s recent trouble with batted balls at the line of scrimmage. ————— Situation: 3rd Quarter, 12:59 left Down/Distance: 1st & 10 on Browns’ 31 Score: 7-3 Browns The Browns come out in ‘12’ personnel with 1 back, 2 TE and 2 WR. The formation is an “Ace” with twins (two WR to the left). The “Z” receiver (Little) motions across the formation to balance it. The Chargers are in a base 3-4 front with the safety down in the
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