- "Browns need franchise QB, but Tannehill is no No. 4 pick" (Chronicle-Telegram) - "Colt McCoy will never be a big-time NFL quarterback. The Browns will never be a consistent playoff contender until they find a legitimate franchise quarterback. The best place to find that guy is in the top five of the draft."
- "'Trader Tom' is legend in NFL Draft" (Canton Rep) - "How does one do this math? Certain draft numbers must be mind-boggling for Browns general manager Tom Heckert."
- "Browns will keep busy with visits from draft candidates this week" (Plain Dealer) - "Notre Dame receiver Michael Floyd and Boise State running back Doug Martin are among the big-name draft prospects the Browns are hosting for pre-draft visits this week, a league source said."
- "Who are in the Browns' Fab Five this draft?" (AFC North Blog) - "General manager Tom Heckert said the Browns might consider trading down from No. 4 but they won't drop below the top eight for a reason."
- "Buzz builds that Colts could take Griffin" (PFT) - "But that hasn’t stopped folks from taking the recent words of Colts owner Jim Irsay at face value. Last week, Irsay said the first pick remains "up in the air.""
- "Parcells as Saints coach? OK with NFL commish" (AP via Yahoo! Sports) - "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he won’t stand in the way if the New Orleans Saints ask Bill Parcells to take over as interim coach for suspended Sean Payton."
- "Cops: Mikel Leshoure caught with pot" (ESPN) - "Police say Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure was caught chewing marijuana during a recent traffic stop in southwestern Michigan."
- "Ryan Leaf arrested again in Montana" (AP via ESPN) - "Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested again Monday, just days after he posted bail on similar charges that he burglarized a home and stole prescription drugs, authorities said."