- "Fujita was in room for inflammatory speech; still hopeful suspension gets overturned" (Chronicle-Telegram) - "Browns linebacker Scott Fujita acknowledged today that he was in the room for the inflammatory speech of former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams the night before New Orleans’ playoff game against San Francisco in January."
- "QB gets the attention, but the heart of the Cleveland Browns 2012 offense will be Trent Richardson" (Plain Dealer) - "How many times did the Rams' Steven Jackson carry the ball when Pat Shurmur was calling the plays in St. Louis? That's the question that I asked Trent Richardson, and he had no idea. There was no reason for the Browns running back to know answer, but I thought he'd want to hear it."
- "Pat Shurmur and the Burden of Proof" (WFNY) - "Of all the people in Berea with something to prove to the totality of Browns fans, Pat Shurmur might very well top the list. Even with all the built in excuses and whether or not you care to take them into account, it is undeniable that Pat Shurmur hasn’t proven much yet."
- "Looking for a sleeper on the Browns? Receiver Carlton Mitchell is one to watch" (ESPN Cleveland) - "The sleeper: People ask me for a sleeper, somebody on the Browns’ roster to come out of nowhere and make an unexpected impact, and I say Carlton Mitchell."
- "Using replacement officials would be a roll of the dice for NFL" (SI.com) - "When the NFL season opens exactly three months from today, it is entirely possible that replacement officials will be in place, after contract talks between the league and its officials broke down this week."
- "Dwayne Goodrich back with message" (ESPN) - "As Dwayne Goodrich walked through the halls of the Dallas Cowboys' Valley Ranch practice facility one day last month, everything looked just about the same as it did nearly 10 years ago."
- "Seahawks punished for excessive workouts" (AP via Yahoo! Sports) - "The NFL has punished the Seattle Seahawks for excessive offseason workouts. The league's management council and the players' union determined that Seattle violated the collective bargaining agreement's offseason workout rules by having live contact during one of the club's organized team activities (OTAs)."
- "Gap between Saints, Brees smaller than reported" (PFT) - "As the Saints and quarterback Drew Brees continue to engage in a stare-down that may or may not result in a multi-year deal by the franchise-tag deadline of July 16, there’s reason for hope that the gap between the two sides will be closed."