In the closing chapter of his latest book, Sports Illustrated Senior Writer, Tim Layden features the A-11 Offense as a possible future of football. ”Football is forever in a state of dynamic tension, staunchly resisting change while desperately demanding it. Every innovation in the history of the game carried risk, challenged norms and put the creators’ jobs at risk.” Link to Blood Sweat & Chalk
Just prior to the 2009 season, ESPN Rise Magazine featured the A-11 Offense’s use of multiple skill-set athletes at all offensive positions, regardless of jersey number, in Ryan Canner-O’Mealy’s cover story “Change The Game.” A-11 strategy makes maximum use of every player on the field as a potential scoring threat.
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In the December 29, 2008, issue of ESPN The Magazine, David Fleming’s article ”Shock To The System” explores the A-11 Offense and football’s coming offensive revolution. It’s a future that “doesn’t belong to mammoth tackles or statuesque QB’s. It belongs to the generation of fast-thinking thrill-seekers weaned in the web, iPods and Madden.” ESPN A-11 Article Link
In the December 29, 2008, issue of ESPN The Magazine, writer David Fleming gives the defending Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers a “crack at stopping the future in its tracks. As you’d expect, linebacker and MVP candidate James Harrison, Pro Bowl safety Troy Palamalu and the rest of the top-ranked unit attacked the assignment with Blitsburgh gusto.” Steelers v. A-11 Article
On October 27, 2008, Jere Longman’s Page 1 article “Who’s on Line? Who’s a Back? Even the Referees Don’t Know” introduced the world’s largest media market—readers of The New York Times to the A-11 Offense. “The A-11 represents the logical and inevitable evolution of a game that is becoming faster and more spread out at all levels.” NYT Article Link
On July 23, 2008 Yahoo! pushed Rival.com’s article “A-11 Offense could be the future of football” to their home page, along with a video introducing the World to an A-11 two-quarterback offense in action. Within 24 hours the video was viewed almost 1.3 million times and as of today, this video has been viewed 1,586,893 times. Rivals A-11 Article Link