- "Browns TE Gary Barnidge hopes to cast self in a new starring role" (ESPN Cleveland) - "New Browns tight end Gary Barnidge is an avid moviegoer and amateur critic who writes film reviews on his own Website, moviegameplan.com. He’s hoping this new opportunity in his football career will cast him in a larger role seen on game film."
- "Browns add five scouts to their player personnel department" (Beacon Journal) - "The Browns announced five additions to their player personnel department this afternoon, naming Frank Edgerly their new senior pro scout and Brent Blaylock, Brendan Donovan, Matthew Manocherian and Patrick Moore their new college scouts."
- "Mary Kay Looks Over Browns Questions Going Into Training Camp" (92.3 The Fan) - "Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer joined Baskin & Phelps w/ Les Levine Tuesday to talk about Michael Irvin dissing Joe Thomas, the training camp schedule, the team missing Josh Gordon from games, and more!"
- "Team Report - CLEVELAND BROWNS" (The SportsXchange) - "Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was suspended without pay for the first two regular-season games of 2013 and fined two additional game checks for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse."
- "Lawsuit: Aaron Hernandez shot man" (ESPN) - "Embroiled in the investigation of the shooting death of a man near his Massachusetts home this week, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez also is the subject of a civil lawsuit alleging he shot a Connecticut man in February, according to court records."
- "Hernandez's background scrutinized by NFL teams before draft" (SI.com) - "Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who has been connected to a possible homicide this week near his home in North Attleboro, Mass., has been dogged by off-field issues dating at least to his time at the University of Florida, multiple NFL and law enforcement sources have told SI."
- "49ers sign DE Justin Smith to 2-year extension" (AP) - "The San Francisco 49ers signed defensive end Justin Smith to a two-year contract extension Wednesday to keep one of their most important defensive players off the free-agent market next offseason."
- "Nick Mangold says Jets want Mark Sanchez to be their starter" (PFT) - "New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez has taken plenty of abuse – most of it justified – from teammates, media and fans alike for his performance as the team’s starter the last two seasons."