After getting sandwiched by the pass rush, Weeden rolls off his defender without touching the ground, stands up, plants his feet and bombs it 75 yards to Ben Watson for the touchdown. Can this really happen? We've reached out to Mike Pereira, former NFL supervisor of officials and currently an analyst for Fox Sports, for a ruling.
One feature of the new "Infinity Engine" physics system introduced in Madden NFL 13 is the fact that the game knows when the ballcarrier's knee has hit the turf. Evidently, Cleveland's Brandon Weeden's never did here in a game between two teams that have never won the Super Bowl.