- "Early returns on Cleveland Browns draft rate it average at best" (Plain Dealer) - "National experts weighed in on the Browns' draft Sunday, and the general consensus was that CEO Joe Banner and General Manager Mike Lombardi were very average in their inaugural selection meeting together here in Cleveland."
- "Just because Browns draft lacks pizzazz, doesn’t mean it’s not right way to go" (Chronicle-Telegram) - "If you live for the NFL Draft and all of its monotonous overhype, then the Browns definitely ruined your weekend. But if you place more importance on Cleveland actually winning games, then CEO Joe Banner and general manager Michael Lombardi deserve two hearty pats on the back."
- "Browns believe they 'maximized their assets' by trading for future picks" (ESPN Cleveland) - "Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner said from the start that they would build the team through the draft. They just didn’t say which draft. On Saturday, they made the statement that the real serious building will have to come next year."
- "Can’t fault Browns logic in choosing Mingo, McFadden and trading for Bess" (FS Ohio) - "The Cleveland Browns moves these past two days make sense. Read that twice if it sounds tough to grasp. But it’s true. For the first time in a long time, the Browns don’t leave their fans scratching their heads over a pick, or two."
- "Source: Chiefs sign QB Tyler Bray" (ESPN) - "Quarterback Tyler Bray, undrafted out of Tennessee, signed with the Kansas City Chiefs, a league source told ESPNBoston.com's Field Yates."
- "SEC produces one of every four players drafted" (CBS Sports) - "The yawning gap between the SEC and the rest of college football was clearly evident in the draft."
- "Dion Jordan interested Chip Kelly, Philadelphia Eagles" (NFL.com) - "Chip Kelly knows more about his former defensive end than anyone else in the NFL. And, yes, the Philadelphia Eagles coach had Oregon's Dion Jordan on his mind with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft."
- "Tomlinson passed on chance to return to Chargers - as a player" (NFP) - "As the San Diego Chargers look to move forward with a new general manager Tom Telesco and a new coach Mike McCoy, the organization tried to recapture one from its past."