- "Fates of Pat Shurmur, Tom Heckert should be tied to Browns losing winnable games" (Beacon Journal)- "On the surface, it looked like almost any other Browns game this season. The 17-13 loss Sunday to the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium was their fourth setback of seven points or less."
- "Richardson fine with decision to sit out" (FS Ohio) - "It's been a long time since Trent Richardson was taken out of a game because he was not effective. But Richardson is a Cleveland Brown now -- and, as he's learning, interesting things seem to happen with the Cleveland Browns."
- "All the energy from a revitalized work week blows out the open roof of Lucas Oil Stadium" (ESPN Cleveland) - "Infatuation with Brandon Weeden’s beautiful passes proved their undoing. Weeden was sharp throughout the contest, and certainly laid the ball in to Josh Gordon for what should have been a go-ahead TD with 6:45 to play."
- "Hodges, Ventrone baffled by Cleveland Browns' special-team blunders, calls" (Plain Dealer) - "Reggie Hodges couldn't get a grip. Ray Ventrone swears he never applied one. Hodges' inability to hold onto a snap led to a second-quarter botched extra-point that loomed throughout the Browns' 17-13 loss to the Colts."
- "AP source: Union could challenge Tagliabue role" (AP) - "The NFL players' union might challenge former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue replacing Roger Goodell as the appeals officer in the Saints' bounties case."
- "MRI coming Monday for Gabbert" (PFT) - "Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert made an early exit from Sunday’s overtime loss to the Raiders, with an injury to his non-throwing shoulder."
- "Redskins agree to deal with Cooley, pending physical tomorrow" (PFT) - "That didn’t take long. Hours after losing tight end Fred Davis for the season to a torn Achilles, the Redskins have brought back Chris Cooley."
- "Chargers reportedly under investigation for use of Stickum-like substance" (SI.com) - "The Chargers blew a 24-0 lead last week in losing at home to the Broncos, 35-24. And now it looks like that outcome might be the least of San Diego’s problems."