- "Haslams move briskly to end truck stop scandal" (AP) - "The nation's largest diesel retailer reached a speedy settlement with some customers cheated out of rebate money, which experts say is all the better for Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his brother, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, whose family owns the truck stop chain."
- "Mingo, two other draft selections remain unsigned with rookies due to report to camp Friday" (Beacon Journal) - "With rookies scheduled to report to training camp today, the Browns have yet to sign outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo and two other draft picks."
- "Browns fans will have to adapt to new NFL bag restrictions at games this year" (ESPN Cleveland) - "Get ready for change: The Browns are still working on upgrading the 'fan experience' at games this season, but one change is coming that is out of their control."
- "Former Browns punter Hodges holding specialty camp in Berea'" (Chronicle-Telegram) - "Reggie Hodges has spent eight years punting in the NFL, the last four of them with the Browns. Now he plans on grooming the next generation of punters, kickers and off-the-field leaders in Northeast Ohio."
- "Cowboys DT Brent retires, charged in fatal crash" (AP) - "Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent retired from football at the age of 25 on Thursday, saying ''doing the right things in life'' is more important as he prepares to defend himself against a manslaughter charge in the drunken-driving crash that killed a teammate."
- "Colts TE draws 8-game suspension from NFL" (AP) - "Indianapolis Colts tight end Weslye Saunders has been suspended eight games without pay after violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances."
- "Urlacher says (jokes?) that he doesn’t want Chicago 'to win a Super Bowl without me'" (PFT) - "In an interview with Dave Dameshek of NFL.com, recently retired Brian Urlacher indicated he’ s happy in retirement, with the longtime Bears linebacker noting that 'there’s nothing that could bring me back.'"
- "Marc Trestman, Bears wisely wait before committing long term to Jay Cutler" (SI.com) - "Apologies to Winston Churchill for bastardizing his famous description of Russia as 'a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma,' but there is perhaps no more apt way than that to describe the confounding NFL career of Jay Cutler."