- "Note to Mike Pettine: Your quarterback will determine your success, not your defense" (ESPN Cleveland) - "The matter at hand: Long before new Browns coach Mike Pettine ascended through the NFL ranks as a defensive coordinator, he was a high school quarterback for his dad, a legendary coach, at Central Bucks West in Doylestown, PA."
- "Pro Bowl not worth a serious injury" (ESPN) - "It’s a safe bet that if new Browns coach Mike Pettine or anyone else in the organization was watching the Pro Bowl, their hearts skipped a beat early in the second quarter."
- "Mike Pettine’s direct, fiery style captured in documentaries, book" (ABJ) - "With a shaved head, a goatee and an intense stare, new Browns coach Mike Pettine looks like a tough guy, and owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner describe him as a demanding leader who holds players accountable."
- "Three more Pilot Flying J executives plead guilty" (PFT) - "The criminal prosecution against employees of Pilot Flying J, the national truck-stop company run by Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, seemed to die down during the 2013 football season."
- "Ravens hire Gary Kubiak as OC" (ESPN) - "The Baltimore Ravens officially announced Gary Kubiak as their offensive coordinator on Monday, pulling a reverse late in their search."
- "DRC talks retirement: What we learned Monday" (NFL.com) - "Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is threatening to join the list of NFL players who surprisingly walked away from the game in their prime."
- "How Broncos got here: Losing McDaniels, drafts, landing Manning" (CBS Sports) - "The Denver Broncos are making their seventh trip to the Super Bowl, which puts them only behind the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers for the most Super Bowl appearances."
- "Last X-Man Standing" (SI.com) - "How do you play 13 years of pro football in three leagues, bouncing among a dozen cities and two countries, with a family to feed, and maintain your sanity?"