- "Browns get a pass rusher, but should not stop there" (Beacon Journal) - "The Browns found a pass rusher. I feel like I’ve waited a decade to say that. Actually, it has been longer, since Jamir Miller retired with a ruptured Achilles after the 2001 season."
- "Cleveland Browns break bank on free agents" (Morning Journal) - "It’s still too early into his tenure to say we know much about Browns’ owner Jimmy Haslam, but after the first two days of NFL free agency, one thing is abundantly clear: He didn’t make his billions by squirreling his money away in mason jars. The man is not afraid to spend a buck."
- "TE Fred Davis still a free-agent possibility in Berea" (Plain Dealer) - "The Browns might not be done signing tight ends. The team is serious about acquiring Washington's Fred Davis, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Gary Barnidge, a backup tight end and special-teams player for the Panthers the past four seasons, signed with the Browns on Thursday."
- "Paul Kruger will be new regime’s defensive face" (Chronicle-Telegram) - "Paul Kruger is the face of the transitioning Browns defense. The role is natural following a five-year, $40 million contract, including $20 million guaranteed. A shiny, new Super Bowl ring. And his position as the initial acquisition of the new Browns regime."
- "Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons agree to contract" (NFL.com) - "Steven Jackson has found a new home. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that the veteran running back agreed to terms on a contract with the Atlanta Falcons, according to a team source. ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported the move, and the Falcons later announced that Jackson has agreed to a three-year contract."
- "Eagles add CB Williams, S Phillips, LB Barwin" (AP) - "Revamping a secondary that posted one of the worst statistical seasons in recent history clearly is a top priority for the Philadelphia Eagles."
- "Jets-Bucs trade talks for Revis may heat up at owners meetings" (CBS Sports) - "Despite statements to the contrary by the Jets, trading star cornerback Darrelle Revis remains a priority for them and a deal with the Buccaneers is not dead, according to sources with knowledge of the situation."
- "Infamous ‘Tuck Rule’ could be scrapped by NFL competition committee" (SI.com) - "The NFL’s competition committee will propose eliminating the now-infamous “Tuck Rule,” the controversial rule that spring-boarded the New England Patriots to their first of multiple Super Bowl championships."