- "Farmer hires Morocco Brown from Redskins to be vice president of player personnel" (ABJ) - "Browns General Manager Ray Farmer began the process of creating his staff Tuesday by hiring Morocco Brown as vice president of player personnel, according to multiple reports."
- "Browns playbook is Manziel's first" (ESPN) - "A tiny item caught my eye amid the hoopla about media access and Johnny Manziel's first practice weekend with the Cleveland Browns. It came from Peter King of Sports Illustrated, who pointed out that the playbook (on a tablet) that Manziel received from the Browns was the first one he had been given in his football career."
- "Browns opening Manziel practice to national media" (AP) - "This week, everyone gets to watch Johnny play football. The Browns have relaxed their media limitations to see rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel practice. Manziel, who will compete with Brian Hoyer for Cleveland's starting job, will take part in the club's three-day organized team activities, which began Tuesday."
- "Browns' QB debates: a tradition like no other" (Plain Dealer) - "Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel will occupy the same field Wednesday in Berea. I'd recommend alerting the media, but I believe it's too late."
- "Former players claim NFL teams used illegal narcotics as painkillers" (SI.com) - "The NFL has long battled a history of allegations that its teams put former players in harm’s way, with little thought to the long-term physical effects on those players."
- "Minnesota to host Super Bowl LII" (CBS) - "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Tuesday that Minnesota will host Super Bowl LII. New Orleans and Indianapolis were also among the finalists."
- "Goodell thinks playoffs will expand next season" (PFT) - "The 2014 season will probably be the last with only 12 playoff teams, Commissioner Roger Goodell said today."
- "How Much College Quarterbacks Are Worth" (FiveThirtyEight) - "This February, amid the ongoing debate about whether college athletes should be paid, the University of Iowa’s Athletic Director Gary Barta went on TV and said he wasn’t in favor of paying athletes because doing so would be too complicated."