- "Barkevious Mingo might be ready for Game 2 in Baltimore" (ESPN Cleveland) - "The next step in the return of Barkevious Mingo is a CT scan of his bruised lung next week. If all looks well, the Browns’ rookie linebacker could be cleared to practice, but it’s looking like Mingo definitely will miss the September 8 opener against the Miami Dolphins."
- "David Nelson admits he's worried about Saturday's final cuts" (Plain Dealer) - "Browns receiver David Nelson, signed as a free agent in April coming off a torn anterior cruciate ligament, admitted Thursday night that he's worried about Saturday's final cuts."
- "Hoyer, Lanning come up big in Browns’ preseason win over Bears" (Chronicle-Telegram) - "Brian Hoyer started by connecting with Josh Gordon on a 45-yard pass on the first play from scrimmage and ended the game with a comeback. In between, things were a bit choppy."
- "Richardson develops rhythm with O-line" (ClevelandBrowns.com) - "When Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson was on the practice field during training camp this year, he had the opportunity to do something he could not do ahead of his rookie season: build chemistry and a rhythm with his offensive line."
- "Giants backup RB Andre Brown breaks leg" (AP) - "New York Giants backup running back Andre Brown has broken his left leg for the second straight year."
- "Robert Griffin III receives clearance from James Andrews to start for Redskins Week 1" (Washington Post) - "Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III received clearance to play in the regular season opener from orthopedic surgeon James Andrews after one final workout and examination Thursday night."
- "Hurting former players can't afford to wait, so NFL gets off cheap" (CBS Sports) - "Lomas Brown won, but doesn't feel like celebrating. He feels scared. He feels sad. He wonders what he and the other roughly 4,500 players who sued the NFL about head trauma really won on Thursday with the news of a $765 million settlement."
- "Ex-NFL players part of brain study" (AP) - "Months before the NFL and former players agreed to settle their concussion-related lawsuits, a Detroit-based neurologist began what he calls a "landmark study" on the brains of 50 former players."