- "The first Colt McCoy update of training camp: He's 'competing hard,' but for what role?" (ESPN Cleveland) - "Remembering No. 12: It took six days of Browns training camp for coach Pat Shurmur to be asked a question about Colt McCoy."
- "Travis Benjamin proving he’s 'more than just a fast guy'" (Beacon Journal) - "Browns rookie wide receiver Travis Benjamin sprinted toward the front corner of the end zone, reached in front of defensive back Emanuel Davis and hauled in a touchdown pass from quarterback Colt McCoy during a red-zone drill."
- "Haden eager to face top quarterbacks" (Morning Journal) - "Three of the four quarterbacks the Browns beat last season did not throw enough passes to qualify for the quarterback rankings and the one that did, Blaine Gabbert from Jacksonville, finished dead last."
- "Hardesty focuses on playing" (ClevelandBrowns.com) - "Montario Hardesty has changed his way of thinking heading into the 2012 season, his third with the Browns. Stop thinking and start playing."
- "Ben Roethlisberger 'just sore'" (ESPN) - "Ben Roethlisberger revealed he has a 'little torn rotator cuff' in an interview Wednesday with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, but the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback seemed more concerned about the absence of holdout receiver Mike Wallace than his injury."
- "Chargers' Mathews suffers minor injuries in crash" (AP) - "San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is listed as ''day to day'' after getting banged up in a car accident."
- "Roger Goodell OK with replacements" (ESPN) - "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he is comfortable with the idea of using replacement officials in preseason games. The Hall of Fame Game is Sunday and there is no end in sight to the labor dispute between the NFL and its officials."
- "Drew Brees: 'I was being honest' about Roger Goodell" (SI.com) - "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is defending his current and former teammates in the bounty scandal and added some gasoline to the fire when he told Sports Illustrated writer Peter King that no one trusts NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell."