- "Browns play hard and lose again in Pat Shurmur's likely final game as coach" (ESPN Cleveland) - "At the end of a season-ending 24-10 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers rife with cheap shots and personal fouls, it was coach Pat Shurmur who emerged most looking like he had been in a streetfight."
- "After rocky run, Shurmur throws a verbal punch" (Canton Rep) - "It was the last game for both teams. There were fights. Big fights among big men. A 'grimy game,' said Steeler Doug Legursky who incurred the wrath of the Browns after he made one dirty play in a 24-10 win."
- "Shurmur hasn't spoken to Jimmy Haslam or Joe Banner 'in quite some time'" (Plain Dealer) - "Pat Shurmur, who's expected to be fired by Monday along with Browns General Manager Tom Heckert, said after the 24-10 loss to the Steelers that he hasn't heard anything in a while from the team's new leadership."
- "Shurmer likely out as Browns head coach" (FS Ohio) - "Say this much for Pat Shurmur: He fought. Right to the very last second and right through to his press conference. On the last two offensive plays for the Browns season-ending loss in Pittsburgh, Shurmur was vociferous in berating the refs for what he thought was a missed penalty on a tackle on quarterback Thad Lewis."
- "NFL Coaching Carousel Tracker 2012-2013" (SI.com) - "Throughout the offseason, we’ll be monitoring the 2013 head coaching carousel, with updates on all of the firings, hirings and rumors across the league."
- "Reports: Andy Reid out as coach" (ESPN) - "Andy Reid is out after 14 years coaching the Philadelphia Eagles, three people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press following Sunday's 42-7 season-ending loss to the New York Giants."
- "Adrian Peterson tops 2,000 yards" (AP) - "Adrian Peterson's remarkable comeback season now has a magic number to punctuate it. Peterson became the seventh player to rush for 2,000 yards in a season, plowing through the Green Bay Packers for a 20-yard gain that put him over the top in the third quarter Sunday."
- "Plenty of General Managers could be in jeopardy, too" (PFT) - "With all the focus on head coaches whose hot seats could soon convert to a full-blown conflagration, it’s easy to forget that a fairly large number of General Managers could be getting the boot, too."