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- "Browns' Taylor may return for Sunday's game" (FS Ohio) - "No. 98 will be a sight for sore eyes come Sundays—that is, as soon as Pat Shurmur gives him the go ahead. Phil Taylor could make his 2012 debut this week against the Chargers after missing the first seven games on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list with a torn pectoral injury."
- "How third-and-1 can become a coach's epitaph" (ESPN Cleveland) - "Thirty-six inches from glory: This Browns’ season is only seven games old, yet the title of its 2012 highlight film is becoming fairly obvious. Call it The Longest Yard."
- "Brandon Weeden making fans forget all about Colt McCoy" (Morning Journal) - "We’re now seven weeks into the Browns’ season, and many names have dominated the storylines and the conversation about this one-win football team to date; some for on-field activities, and others off it."
- "Mike Holmgren had moments, but never gave Cleveland Browns any momentum" (Plain Dealer) - "Empty. That's how I felt listening to Mike Holmgren's farewell press conference as Browns president."
- "Bills DE Williams has 'procedure' on left wrist" (AP) - "Mario Williams is not expected to miss any games after the Buffalo Bills high-priced defensive end had what the team called ''a procedure'' to relieve discomfort in his injured left wrist."
- "Eli Manning appreciates 'gift'" (ESPN) - "Cornerback DeAngelo Hall believes the Washington Redskins gave the game-winning 77-yard touchdown bomb to Eli Manning and Victor Cruz on Sunday."
- "Warren Moon defends Cam Newton" (ESPN) - "Quarterback Cam Newton has come under fire this season as he and the Carolina Panthers have struggled. Hall of Famer Warren Moon says the second-year player is getting too much of the blame and claims there's a troubling racial undertone to the criticism."
- "Fan poll finds Ndamukong Suh is NFL’s least-liked player" (PFT) - "Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh said this week in response to the latest accusation that he’s a dirty player that he doesn’t care what people think. That’s good, because most people don’t think much of Suh."