Behind Enemy Lines: Browns QB Brandon Weeden still trying to dial in the long ball

September 25, 2012|By Tom Reed, The Plain Dealer

BEREA, Ohio — Brandon Weeden has shown the ability to throw the deep ball, but completing it is another matter.

Since his second pass of the season sailed over the head of a streaking Mohamed Massaquoi, the Browns' rookie quarterback has struggled with his long throws, particularly to the right side of the field.

Weeden did not complete a pass on four tries down the right side Sunday that traveled 21-plus yards, according to The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff, who is charting all the quarterback's passes this season. In the first three games, he is 0-of-9 in that category with three interceptions.

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