- "Defense welcomes Sheard's return" (FS Ohio) - "The Browns have not played with their projected full complement of their front seven the whole season. Injuries to Ahtyba Rubin, Barkevious Mingo, Jabaal Sheard, Quentin Groves and Billy Winn have kept the defense at less than their full arsenal."
- "Browns coordinators: We don't need no stinkin' halftime adjustments" (ESPN Cleveland) - "It’s not the plays or calls: Thursday being the first day of the week to check in with Browns coordinators, the topic of 'halftime adjustments' was rehashed in the context of the Detroit game and the season in general."
- "Josh Gordon Admits Richardson Deal Shook Up Locker Room; Dealing With Trade Rumors By Playing Hard" (92.3 The Fan) - "Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon hopes to remain a Brown for a long time. But an important deadline as to whether or not that has any chance of happening is less than 2 weeks away – the NFL trading deadline."
- "Greg Little breaks silence to express disappointment in his performances early this season, hope for turnaround" (ABJ) - "Browns wide receiver Greg Little broke his monthlong silence Thursday and lamented the disappointing production that led to his demotion earlier this season."
- "Vick says Foles ready to start at QB for Eagles" (AP) - "Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, still recovering from a hamstring injury, does not expect to play in Sunday's game against Dallas. However, coach Chip Kelly has not officially ruled him out yet."
- "Aqib Talib not expected to play in Patriots-Jets game" (NFL.com) - "The New England Patriots' defense keeps taking hit after hit. Their two most valuable players, nose tackle Vince Wilfork and linebacker Jerod Mayo, are out for the season."
- "Online marketplace will let fans buy stock in Arian Foster, other pro athletes" (SI.com) - "A new company will launch an online marketplace on Thursday that will offer investors an opportunity to purchase shares of a professional athlete that fluctuate based on the value and performance of his or her brand, including such factors as playing contract, endorsements and appearance fees."
- "Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch lead Seahawks past Cardinals" (ESPN) - "The Seattle Seahawks are dominating the NFC West. Thursday night in Arizona provided the latest evidence. Russell Wilson threw for three touchdowns, Marshawn Lynch rushed for 91 yards and Seattle beat the Cardinals 34-22."