- "No immediate plans to move McCoy or Wallace" (Morning Journal) - "For now, there are no plans to trade or cut either Colt McCoy or Seneca Wallace, Mike Holmgren said on Thursday. Check back with the Browns president before the season starts Sept. 9 for an update."
- "Holmgren's better accessibility a good step" (FS Ohio) - "It may not add up to wins on the field, but it sure won’t hurt the team with its fan base. Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren said Thursday he will be more accessible this season to address issues and questions."
- "Scott, Green inducted into Cleveland Browns Legends" (Canton Rep) - "The Cleveland Browns will induct former defensive back Clarence Scott and running back Ernie Green into the Cleveland Browns Legends, the team announced today."
- "Holmgren on HOF running back Jim Brown: 'I'd welcome him with open arms''" (Plain Dealer) - "Browns Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown has been critical lately of he Browns, team president Mike Holmgren and running back Trent Richardson, but Holmgren would still love him to part of the Browns family again."
- "Terrell Suggs still vows to play in '12" (AP via ESPN) - "When he tore his right Achillies tendon in April, Terrell Suggs spoke optimistically about returning to the Baltimore Ravens as soon as November."
- "Ravens tiptoe around Ed Reed" (PFT) - "An awkward dance continues between the Ravens and safety Ed Reed."
- "Texans give extensions to Smith, Kubiak" (AP via SI.com) - "The Houston Texans have extended the contracts of general manager Rick Smith and coach Gary Kubiak."
- "First Down: Sleeping Starks, JC’s bold statement, StL’s Quick-step and more" (Roto Arcade) - "Since Ryan Grant's heyday in 2009, the Packers' rushing attack has underperformed. With the dynamic Aaron Rodgers under center and a bevy of deadly vertical weapons at his disposal, they are the poster children in this pass-first, pass-often age."