- "Browns players on roster bubble eager to make case for themselves in preseason finale" (Beacon Journal) - "For those on the Browns’ roster bubble, the preseason finale Thursday night against the Chicago Bears affords them one last chance to make their dreams come true."
- "Bad move to sit Brandon Weeden in finale" (AFC North Blog) - "Cleveland Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski decided to rest the majority of his starters in Thursday's preseason finale after considering playing them for about one quarter."
- "Here are 5 reasons to watch the Cleveland Browns vs. Chicago Bears" (Plain Dealer) - "Coach Rob Chudzinski will rest most of his starters Thursday night in Chicago, including Brandon Weeden and Trent Richardson, but there are still plenty of story lines playing out on the field in the Browns' preseason finale."
- "Albert Breer Says Browns Appear to Feel Like Weeden is Ready" (92.3 The Fan) - "NFL Network’s Albert Breer joined Bull & Fox to talk about the college football season about to begin, Rob Chudzinski’s decision not to play Brandon Weeden in the preseason finale, the difficulty in assessing the level of play against opponents in the preseason..."
- "RG III will start opener, sources say" (ESPN) - "Robert Griffin III will start the Washington Redskins' season opener on 'Monday Night Football' on Sept. 9 against the Philadelphia Eagles, sources close to the star quarterback said Wednesday."
- "Peyton Manning: I'll probably never be as good as I was before injury" (CBS Sports) - "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning joined Jim Rome on Wednesday on 'Rome' and the two talked about a variety of topics including how Manning feels physically and whether it's harder to learn a new offense or unlearn an old one."
- "Jerry Jones says he’s not slowing down, knows more than ever" (PFT) - "Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is 70 years old, but he says he’s a long, long way from giving up total control of his team. Jones, who also serves as the Cowboys’ general manager, told the Dallas Morning News that he’s better at running a football team now than he was when he bought the Cowboys a quarter of a century ago."
- "Report: Hernandez heavy drug user, carried gun everywhere" (The Sports Xchange) - "Aaron Hernandez was a heavy drug user during his days with the New England Patriots and his behavior angered head coach Bill Belichick to the point that his job was in jeopardy, according to Rolling Stone magazine."