- "Browns' O-line preparing for a disruptive force named Suh, Sheard coming back, and more love for Brandon Weeden" (ESPN Cleveland) - "A tackle named Suh: At last count, Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has racked up $177,500 in NFL fines and numerous personal fouls for illegal hits in his four years in the league."
- "Haden looking forward to matchup with Lions WR Johnson" (Morning Journal) - "It is looking like the Browns might not have the same good fortune the Green Bay Packers had last week. A knee injury prevented Lions star receiver Calvin Johnson from playing in Green Bay last Sunday and Detroit was beaten, 22-9."
- "Browns injuries: Sheard may play vs. Lions" (ESPN) - "Chances seem to be improving that the Cleveland Browns will have one of their better defensive players back from injury this week. Jabaal Sheard moved well in the portion of practice open to the media."
- "Browns rookie DE Armonty Bryant is excited to contribute" (Plain Dealer) - "Armonty Bryant could barely decipher the words through the emotional phone call, but he at least knew his mother was happy."
- "Sources: Cromartie injures knee" (ESPN) - "New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie went down in practice Thursday with a noncontact knee injury and was taken for an MRI exam, according to two league sources."
- "Report: Buccaneers OL Carl Nicks showing MRSA infection again" (CBS Sports) - "The MRSA nightmare doesn't appear to be over for Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive lineman Carl Nicks. Nicks was cleared of the infection and returned to practice in September, however, the infection has returned, according to FoxSports.com."
- "Christian Ponder ‘disappointed and frustrated’ over Vikings QB situation" (SI.com) - "A little more than two weeks ago, Christian Ponder was the Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback. Now, it looks like he’ll be playing backup to Matt Cassel this weekend, and he will also compete with the newly signed Josh Freeman."
- "Is stat 'nerd' of football predictions site brains behind NFL teams' draft boards?" (Yahoo! Sports) - "On Monday morning, Paul Bessire woke up to a world without Michael Vick. It was not a real world since Vick still has a tentative hold on the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback job, but much of Bessire's life is spent in the haze of possibility."