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- "Browns hire three assistants: Cullen for DL, Cioffi for DBs and Steichen for offensive quality control" (Plain Dealer) - "The Browns have hired Joe Cullen as defensive line coach, Louie Cioffi as defensive backs coach, and Shane Steichen as offensive quality control coach, the team announced today."
- "Are the Browns looking for a new starting QB?" (FS Ohio) - "The Cleveland Browns have had six different opening-day quarterbacks the past six years. No. 7 could be on the way. A year after a passer was taken in the first round, the Browns appear poised to again go through the ritual of search and find at the sport’s most important position."
- "More from my interview with Jim Nantz about Browns VP Mike Lombardi" (Beacon Journal) - "Here’s more from my Saturday evening telephone interview with Jim Nantz, the lead NFL play-by-play announcer for CBS Sports. Nantz talked about the Cleveland media’s criticism of his close friend Mike Lombardi, hired Friday as the Browns vice president of player personnel. Nantz first defended Lombardi in a Friday radio interview on Cleveland’s 92.3 The Fan."
- "Chip Kelly's indecision pushed team in another direction" (News-Herald) - "The Browns did not make another push for Chip Kelly to be their head coach because they weren't sure he was totally ready to commit to the NFL, CEO Joe Banner said in an interview with Peter King of Sports Illustrated."
- "Cleveland Browns new uniforms: Fan-submitted designs, part 2" (Plain Dealer) - "We're at least a year away until the Browns unveil their new uniforms, but submissions continue to pour in as cleveland.com continues its quest to find the perfect uniform. You can check out more uniform concepts submitted by fans and cleveland.com readers in our earlier posts here and here."
- "From hero to villain, Roger Goodell returns to New Orleans as Super Bowl's conflicted character" (Yahoo! Sports) - "In a few days the most hated man in New Orleans will arrive in town. As the NFL's commissioner, Roger Goodell serves as unofficial host for the league's championship week. He will attend meetings and banquets. A giant party will be thrown in his honor. A small fleet of cars will whisk him around the city. Usually a man in his role will be welcomed with warm applause. Except this time, New Orleans would rather he not come at all."
- "Wilson not asking for new deal; more on Payton's reinstatement" (SI.com) - "Three items in the news, all non-Harbaugh related, today: • Russell Wilson says he hasn't asked for, and won't ask for, a new contract. Chris Mortensen reported that a representative of Wilson's reached out to the Seahawks and asked that his contract be modified in the way of his terrific rookie season, capped off by his 385-yard passing performance in a 30-28 playoff loss to Atlanta."
- "Ed Reed: Brady apologized for slide" (PFT) - "Ravens safety Bernard Pollard has been banging the drum to get the NFL to discipline Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for a slide during the AFC Championship Game, a play that Brady has since apologized for making."
- "Let's reminisce about Harbaugh youth" (ESPN) - "One brother was a star quarterback at the University of Michigan, then went on to start at quarterback in the NFL and make the Pro Bowl. The other brother quietly toiled as a defensive back at a mid-major, Miami University, then never taped his ankles for the NFL."