- "Josh Gordon finally believes he's Pro Bowl worthy" (Plain Dealer) - "All it took for Josh Gordon to finally believe he belongs in the Pro Bowl conversation was to set the NFL record with 774 yards in the last four games, to break the Browns' single-season receiving record with 1,400 yards and to blow past Detroit's Calvin Johnson for most yards in the NFL this season."
- "Norv Turner blasts Josh Gordon's 'loafer' tag" (NFL.com) - "Four months ago, Josh Gordon faced a two-game suspension amid whispers that the young Cleveland Browns wide receiver was dogging it through training camp sessions."
- "Jason Campbell playing well enough to stay with team" (Morning Journal) - "Veteran quarterbacks on the Browns roster without a history of sustained success are teasing fans and maybe even management contemplating how to use Cleveland’s first pick in the 2014 draft."
- "Trestman optimistic Cutler will play this week" (AP) - "Quarterback Jay Cutler looks just about ready to play for the Chicago Bears. For linebacker Lance Briggs, the wait might go on. Coach Marc Trestman is optimistic Cutler will return from an ankle injury this week against the Cleveland Browns."
- "Bears likely to let Cutler walk in offseason" (NFP) - "Unless quarterback Jay Cutler is willing to take a club-friendly deal on his next contract, the Chicago Bears are likely to let Cutler become a free agent in the offseason, a source said Wednesday. The Bears would do that even at the risk of losing him."
- "Goodell: NFL to consider centralizing replay reviews" (NFL.com) - "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell indicated Wednesday that the league is considering making fundamental changes with how in-game replay reviews are handled."
- "Rodgers takes first-team offensive reps in practice" (ESPN) - "A day after revealing that he experienced unexpected and significant pain while doing simple football maneuvers in practice last week, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers took some snaps with the first-team offense in practice Wednesday."
- "The Dysfunction In D.C." (SI.com) - "What in the world is happening in Washington? Trying to make some sense of Mike Shanahan's decision to bench Robert Griffin III and what it means for the head coach, the star quarterback, the owner and the future of the franchise."