- "Browns’ Young Secondary Still Has Potential Despite Rough Day" (WFNY) - "There’s no other way to say it than to say that the young guys were overwhelmed yesterday. Trevin Wade got torched. Buster Skrine seemed overmatched and chasing. Eric Hagg played pedestrian when he wasn’t giving up his own touchdown."
- "Brandon Weeden Report Card: Breaking down every pass" (Cleveland.com) - "Quarterback is arguably the most important position in pro football. Of the quarterback's many responsibilities, throwing the ball is by far the most important -- especially in today's NFL."
- "Pat Shurmur's decision at the end of Bengals game is just a typical head coach dilemma on game day" (ESPN Cleveland) - "Second-guessing game: In each of his first two games this season, coach Pat Shurmur has faced a decision on which he could be second-guessed."
- "Jimmy Haslam all-in as owner of the Cleveland Browns after resigning from Pilot Flying J" (Morning Journal) - "On second thought… When Jimmy Haslam initially became the Browns owner in waiting he thought he would have enough time to run his truck stop empire and the football team."
- "Aaron Hernandez out 'a few weeks'" (ESPN) - "New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is expected to miss a few weeks due to his injured right ankle, a source told ESPN.com."
- "Redskins' LB Orakpo, DE Carriker out for season" (AP) - "The early glow from Robert Griffin III's fast start faded quickly for the Washington Redskins on Monday when defensive starters Brian Orakpo and Adam Carriker were declared out for the season."
- "Affidavit says Vilma offered $10,000 to hurt Favre" (AP) - "The NFL presented Jonathan Vilma and his attorney with a sworn statement from former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams saying the linebacker placed a $10,000 bounty on Brett Favre."
- "Rutgers twice forced victory formation fumbles under Schiano" (PFT) - "The debate regarding whether the Bucs were right to crash the Giants’ victory formation rages on. But before reaching a final conclusion, consider this nugget from Ian Rapoport of NFL Network: During 11 years at Rutgers, Schiano’s defense twice forced a fumble in victory formation."