- "2013 NFL Grades, Week 3: Browns prove tanking talk laughable" (CBS Sports) - "When the Browns traded Trent Richardson last week, the talk of "tanking" quickly heated up. (Not all of us believed it.) And when reports of dealing Josh Gordon and Greg Little emerged Sunday, that chatter only intensified."
- "Will Brian Hoyer Keep Brandon Weeden on the Bench for the Rest of the Year?" (b/r) - "Brandon Weeden’s worst nightmare came true on Sunday. Not only was he out with a thumb injury against the Minnesota Vikings, but Brian Hoyer may also have done enough to take his starting job."
- "Chudzinski keeps Browns together" (Morning Journal) - "The man who could get overlooked for what the Browns accomplished Sunday afternoon in Minnesota is the man who deserves credit for keeping his team together in one of the most tumultuous weeks at Browns headquarters in 15 years — Coach Rob Chudzinski."
- "Bill Leavy blows another call" (ESPN) - "Referee Bill Leavy, who was downgraded after a Week 1 mistake, erred again in applying the NFL rule book Sunday."
- "NFL Sunday Blitz: Browns-Vikings Recap" (ESPN) - "Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Browns week 3 win over the Vikings." - [VIDEO]
- "Aldon Smith to sit out next game for 49ers" (AP) - "San Francisco linebacker Aldon Smith will miss Thursday night's game at St. Louis and perhaps sit out longer, 49ers CEO Jed York said Sunday."
- "Miller, collector tried to cheat test" (ESPN) - "Suspended Denver Broncos Pro Bowl linebacker Von Miller unsuccessfully attempted to corrupt the NFL's drug-testing program with the help of a urine collector before each was caught in a matter that will affect how the NFL's collection testing procedures are done, league sources said."
- "Backup RBs in the spotlight: Bernard Pierce, Joique Bell star in victories" (SI.com) - "Despite the presence of guys like Adrian Peterson and Marshawn Lynch, conventional wisdom is that it takes at least two reliable backs to win in the NFL. A couple of teams proved that adage true on Sunday afternoon."
- "Injury roundup: Bye week timely for depleted Packers" (NFL.com) - "The Green Bay Packers are hoping the Week 4 bye will cure a host of ailments coming off a devastating 34-30 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals."