- "The audible called by Mike Holmgren on draft day" (ESPN Cleveland) - "Titans threw them for a loop: The Browns entered the draft with a wish to pull off a triplet play on offense – running back Trent Richardson, wide receiver Kendall Wright and quarterback Brandon Weeden."
- "Browns bringing four quarterbacks to camp?" (FS Ohio) - "The Browns are not unfamiliar with the dreaded quarterback 'situation' (note the lack of the word 'controversy')."
- "John Hughes capitalizes on improved work ethic, strong senior season" (Beacon Journal) - "John Hughes benefited from the culture shock he experienced after a new coaching staff infiltrated the University of Cincinnati’s football program about two years ago."
- "Brandon Weeden talks about being drafted by Cleveland Browns" (Cleveland.com) - "On today's PD Sports Insider: Browns Edition, brought to you by Ed Tomko Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Avon Lake, Dennis Manoloff, Bud Shaw, Mary Kay Cabot and cleveland.com's Glenn Moore were joined by the newest quarterback of the Cleveland Browns, Brandon Weeden."
- "Seau's friends didn't see any warning signs" (AP via Yahoo! Sports) - "Those who knew and loved Junior Seau say they didn't see this coming."
- "Counsel: Evidence strong vs. Saints" (ESPN) - "A former U.S. attorney hired by the NFL to evaluate its investigation of the New Orleans Saints' bounty program said Thursday the evidence shows players received payments for hits on targeted opponents."
- "NFL faces new lawsuit by more than 100 ex-players" (AP via Yahoo! Sports) - "More than 100 former NFL players have filed a federal lawsuit in Atlanta claiming that pro football didn't properly protect its players from concussions."
- "Tim Tebow impresses Tony Sparano" (ESPN) - "After only two months on the job, New York Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano was handed a potential quarterback controversy with Tim Tebow arriving in late March to back up Mark Sanchez."