- "Browns’ challenge provides Ray Horton chance to prove he’s head coaching material" (Beacon Journal) - "Ray Horton stepped in front of a wall of cameras and recorders Tuesday and the first thing everyone wanted to talk about was his hair."
- "Norv Turner optimistic about offense" (FS Ohio) - "Offensive coordinator Norv Turner is confident that the players will grasp his offense by the time the Browns open the season on Sept. 8 against the Dolphins at First Energy Stadium."
- "Ray Horton wants controlled aggression defense from Browns" (Morning Journal) - "To project what Ray Horton expects the Browns to look like under his coaching, think Pittsburgh Steelers at their meanest and Arizona Cardinals at their stingiest."
- "Browns captain D'Qwell Jackson says teammate Josh Gordon must make changes" (Plain Dealer) - "One of the Browns most respected players has a message for talented yet troubled teammate Josh Gordon: He’s running out of football 'lives.'"
- "Jaguars' Jones-Drew cleared to begin practice" (AP) - "Maurice Jones-Drew made good on his promise. The Jacksonville Jaguars running back said in June that he would be ready to go at the start of training camp. On Tuesday, two days before the Jaguars report to camp, coach Gus Bradley announced that Jones-Drew had been cleared by team doctors to start practice with his teammates on Friday."
- "Sources: RG III unlikely for preseason" (ESPN) - "Despite Robert Griffin III being medically cleared to participate in training camp, it still would be a major surprise if he played in a preseason game based on Mike Shanahan's coaching history and the thoughts of some in the Washington Redskins organization."
- "2012 case bores in on Aaron Hernandez" (Boston Globe) - "Prosecutors have begun making the case to a Suffolk County grand jury that former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez should be charged in the shooting death of two men on a South End street last July, according to two law enforcement officials briefed on the investigation."
- "Hillis signs 1-year deal with Buccaneers" (AP) - "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed running back Peyton Hillis to a one-year contract. Hillis is a sixth-year pro who finished sixth in the NFL in total yards from scrimmage in 2010, when he became the first player in Cleveland Browns history to rush for 1,000 yards, catch 50 passes and score at least 10 touchdowns in a season."