- "Browns use 2013 second-round pick to select ex-Baylor WR Josh Gordon" (ESPN Cleveland) - "Showing unusual aggressiveness, the Browns forfeited their second-round pick in 2013 to select former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon in today’s NFL supplemental draft."
- "Baylor football coach Art Briles thinks Josh Gordon could start for Cleveland Browns this year" (Plain Dealer) - "Baylor football coach Art Briles has no doubt in his mind Browns rookie receiver Josh Gordon, taken in the second round of the supplemental draft Thursday, would've been a first-round pick this year and that he can start right away."
- "Gordon and the Browns: Aggression or desperation?" (Blog Sports Ohio) - "Aggression or desperation? That’s the primary question surrounding the Browns using a second-round supplemental draft pick on Josh Gordon Thursday."
- "AFC North Top 25: 24th-ranked player" (AFC North Blog) - "Why Ward is ranked 24th: It was a tough call on whether the division's third-best safety was Ward, the Steelers' Ryan Clark or the Bengals' Reggie Nelson. While Clark is established and Nelson enjoyed a career year in 2011, Ward is primed to have a breakout season."
- "Junior Seau brain tissue released for study" (AP) - "Junior Seau's family has donated some of his brain tissue for research amid questions about whether damage from his football career contributed to his decision to commit suicide, officials said Thursday."
- "Source: Matt Schaub gets green light" (ESPN) - "The Houston Texans long have expected quarterback Matt Schaub to be ready for the start of camp. This week, they got confirmation of Schaub's recovery from a Lisfranc injury when he visited Dr. Robert Anderson in North Carolina and got a green light, a team source told ESPN.com."
- "With franchise tag deadline looming, still a lot in the air" (SI.com) - "The deadline for NFL teams to sign franchise-tagged players to contract extensions rolls in at 4 p.m. ET on Monday. As of Thursday morning, 14 of the 21 players who were originally given the franchise tag this offseason still do not have those long-term deals in place."
- "Report: Terrell Owens in trouble" (ESPN) - "Terrell Owens reportedly is in more hot water over his late child support payments. Owens is $20,000 behind on the payments and could face jail time, according to a report posted on an Atlanta television station's website."