- "Horton Ready To Raise Curtain" (OBR) - "It's been well documented the Browns focus on trying to build a dominant front seven, defensively. Much of the defenses success will be predicated on getting pressure on the quarterback and the aggressive, attack style of defense brought here by defensive coordinator Ray Horton."
- "This Browns opener is the most important since 1950" (ESPN Cleveland) - "The cold, hard facts on Game 1: Every year on the eve of the season-opener, the NFL distributes the lowdown on winning Game 1 v. losing Game 1."
- "Criticism of Browns cornerbacks doesn’t shake their confidence" (Chronicle-Telegram) - "Cornerback Joe Haden expects to follow speedy Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace all over the field Sunday in the season opener. That takes care of one worry for the Browns."
- "Travis Benjamin expects to return kickoffs vs. Miami" (Plain Dealer) - "Travis Benjamin is prepared for triple duty against the Dolphins. The Browns' second-year receiver revealed Thursday that he expects to return kickoffs in addition to his punt return chores and sharing time with receiver Davone Bess in place of Josh Gordon."
- "John Harbaugh gets new contract" (ESPN) - "As the NFL season gets underway, coach John Harbaugh and the Baltimore Ravens have agreed to a new multiyear contract, according to an NFL source."
- "Arian Foster feels ready to carry the load for Texans" (PFT) - "Near the end of the preseason, Texans running back Arian Foster said that he felt fresh and rejuvenated after spending camp on the sidelines rehabbing calf and back injuries."
- "DC on fake injuries: 'We don't do that'" (ESPN) - "Coach Marc Trestman and defensive coordinator Mel Tucker on Wednesday denied that the Bears fake injuries to slow high-powered offenses after revelations made this week by former linebacker Brian Urlacher, who said Chicago used the practice when he was with the team."
- "Bucs CB Darrelle Revis will 'spill the beans' on the Jets ahead of matchup" (CBS Sports) - "Barring a setback, cornerback Darrelle Revis will return to the Big Apple -- and the starting lineup -- on Sunday when his new team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, faces his old one, the New York Jets."