- "Johnny Manziel on if he needs to be humbled: 'I got passed up 21 times'" (Plain Dealer) - "With all due respect, Johnny Manziel doesn't think the Browns will need to remind him very often that he's the backup and that this isn't Hollywood."
- "Browns' draft pick Pierre Desir has battled obstacles most of his life" (Morning Journal) - "Nothing, absolutely nothing, Pierre Desir goes through as a rookie with the Browns can match the difficulties and challenges he has already experienced."
- "Why Johnny Manziel should start…On the bench" (WFNY) - "Now that the Browns have drafted Johnny Manziel and are heading into rookie mini camp this weekend, the proclamations have begun. I’ll try not to create any straw men here, but I’m pretty confident most of us have heard variations on the following phrase."
- "Pettine: Focused on Winning Games in the Fall" (ClevelandBrowns.com) - "Head Coach Mike Pettine talks to the media following rookie minicamp practice on 5/17" - VIDEO
- "Chuck Pagano backs Robert Mathis" (ESPN) - "The fact that star pass rusher Robert Mathis has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season still hasn't fully hit the Indianapolis Colts."
- "Rookie camp whispers: Cardinals find a deep threat?" (NFL.com) - "Teams around the league are getting their first on-field look at the rookies they inherited in this month's draft."
- "Kudos to Browns with Manziel, NFL with suspended Mathis" (CBS) - "The NFL Draft is over and you would think the football business would slow down but there are always things going on that provide clues to the upcoming season and this week is no exception."
- "Sammy Watkins, Darqueze Dennard could have biggest draft impacts for AFC teams" (SI.com) - "Teams always tell you that they don’t draft for need in a general sense, but after draft picks are made..."