- "Browns' hidden treasure: Secondary" (AFC North Blog) - "The Cleveland Browns finished with the second-ranked pass defense in the NFL last season. The Browns will be even stronger in the secondary this year, even though there could be as many as three different starters from last season."
- "Browns believe Schwartz will solidify O-line" (FS Ohio) - "The quarterback was most watched. The running back was penciled in as a starter shortly after minicamp started. But the third -- and least known and least glamorous -- of the Browns top three draft picks in April might have just as much effect on the team’s growth this 2012 season."
- "Former NFL MVP sees back of the line for McCoy, for now" (Canton Rep) - "NFL.com is fingering one breakout player from each team. In the AFC North, its picks — interesting food for thought — are..."
- "Four dome teams head our list of possible destinations for Colt McCoy" (ESPN Cleveland) - "This is one of a series of lists leading up to the opening of Browns training camp next month. Today we look at the NFL teams that should have a legitimate interest in trading for Colt McCoy."
- "In numbers game, Cam Newton sticks with No. 1" (NFPost.com via Yahoo! Sports) - "Cam Newton starred at Auburn wearing No. 2 on his jersey – the digit he wanted when he arrived in the NFL."
- "Lions' Berry faces DUI charge in Pa." (AP via SI.com) - "Police in Harrisburg, Pa., say Detroit Lions cornerback Aaron Berry faces DUI and other charges stemming from a weekend accident in his hometown."
- "Robert Griffin III: Extortion a lesson" (AP via ESPN) - "Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III said the arrest of a former Baylor basketball player for allegedly trying to extort money from the Heisman Trophy winner is a good lesson for NFL rookies."
- "Brett Favre: Tony Romo is the quarterback most like me" (PFT) - "Of all the active quarterbacks in the NFL, one catches Brett Favre’s eye as more like him than anyone else: Tony Romo."