- "Browns coach explains rationale for swapping D’Qwell Jackson and T.J. Ward for Karlos Dansby and Donte Whitner" (ABJ) - "New Browns coach Mike Pettine wants to instill a tough, bloody-nosed culture in Cleveland, and he’s counting on inside linebacker Karlos Dansby and strong safety Donte Whitner to lead the charge."
- "Pettine says there’s no guarantee team will take a quarterback with the fourth pick" (CT) - "Browns coach Mike Pettine conceded starting a rookie quarterback next season is “a possibility,” but that doesn’t mean the franchise will draft a quarterback fourth overall on May 8."
- "Roger Goodell on the Browns and Pilot Flying J probe: 'We'll see how things unfold.'" (ESPN Cleveland) - "Haslam update: At NFL meetings this week, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam appeared relaxed and involved in every facet of his team."
- "Pettine offers high praise for Khalil Mack" (ESPN) - "Alex Mack and the Pro Bowl center's long-term future with the Cleveland Browns has been a prominent part of offseason chatter involving the team. Could another Mack also be in the Browns’ discussions as they re-shape their roster under new general manager Ray Farmer and first-year coach Mike Pettine?"
- "NFL approves raising goalposts by 5 feet" (CBS) - "Bill Belichick got what he wanted. Or at least 5 feet's worth of what he wanted, as the NFL owners voted to approve raising the goalposts."
- "Goodell says support for expanded playoffs is 'tremendous'" (PFT) - "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell seems fully on board with adding two playoff teams."
- "NFL's desire to 'clean up the game' will be easier said than done" (SI.com) - "The NFL has always been a reactive body in regards to whatever it deems the most pressing problem of the moment, so the news that it's latest goal is to return 'an element of respect' to the game..."
- "Technology could be game-changer" (ESPN) - "International scouting recently drew an NFL general manager to Melbourne, Australia, for a few days of rugby."