- "Haden returns to Browns after suspension" (FS Ohio) - "Joe Haden couldn’t wait to get back into the Berea training facility. After being banned the day after the Browns lost their season opener to the Eagles, Haden was not allowed in Berea until Monday morning for testing positive for a banned substance."
- "Pat Shurmur turns up heat on Browns rookie QB Brandon Weeden" (Beacon Journal) - "When they selected quarterback Brandon Weeden with the 22nd overall pick and decided to start him right away, the Browns had to know there would be growing pains."
- "Pat Shurmur rejects criticism of key third-down play vs. Giants" (Plain Dealer) - "Five games into his NFL career, Trent Richardson is showing a penchant for finding the end zone. One place from which the running back is guaranteed not to score, however, is on the sidelines -- where the Browns had him parked during Sunday's most pivotal play in a 41-27 loss to the New York Giants."
- "Fast start doesn't equal win for Cleveland Browns" (Morning Journal) - "Since the second week of the season, when the Browns fell behind the Bengals, 14-3, they’ve talked about getting off to a faster start. The Bills led, 14-0, before the Browns made a first down in the third game and the Ravens led, 10-0, before the Browns scored in the fourth game."
- "Redskins say RG3 'looks good' after concussion" (AP) - "Robert Griffin III felt good enough to attend something called a Rookie Success Program meeting Monday morning and seemed, by all accounts, to be doing just fine on the day after suffering his first NFL concussion."
- "Polamalu out, Woodley doubtful for Steelers" (AP) - "Troy Polamalu's comeback turned out to be just a cameo, and there's no telling when the Pittsburgh Steelers safety will be back on the field."
- "Chiefs' Cassel with concussion, Quinn likely QB" (AP) - "The Chiefs are down to their backup quarterback for the second year in a row."
- "Report: Alshon Jeffery has broken hand" (PFT) - "Bears rookie receiver Alshon Jeffery didn’t believe his hand injury was significant."