- "Joe Banner Says Organization Key Is Changing Overall Culture; Be Bold" (92.3 The Fan) - "Browns CEO Joe Banner joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss the team’s meeting with Cleveland City Planners on Thursday morning, the obligations designated by the stadium’s lease, the process of designing stadium improvements..."
- "Ray Horton names a surprise choice for team defensive MVP" (ESPN Cleveland) - "MVP talk: The Browns’ defense continues to maintain an impressive standing in the league rankings – fifth in total yards, sixth vs. the run, 10th vs. the pass, third in sacks and 11th in points allowed."
- "Banner excited about Jason Campbell, Brian Hoyer, but doesn’t rule out picking quarterback early" (ABJ) - "The sparks provided this season by Jason Campbell and Brian Hoyer wouldn’t preclude the Browns from using one of their two first-round draft picks on a quarterback next May. After all, having a few solid quarterbacks would be a good problem for any NFL team, right?"
- "Top 5 Plays of ‘First Half’" (OBR) - "The Cleveland Browns play a meaningful game on Sunday. It is the team’s first meaningful game this late in a season since 2007. That’s a lot of bad football in between."
- "Jets sign 9-time Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed" (AP) - "Rex Ryan bolted out of his office the moment he heard Ed Reed was cut. He wanted to make sure general manager John Idzik knew one of his favorite players was available for the New York Jets to pursue."
- "Richie Incognito files grievance" (ESPN) - "Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito has filed a non-football injury grievance against the club, challenging his status as indefinitely suspended for conduct detrimental to the team, according to sources."
- "Report: Roethlisberger's next contract could exceed $20M a year" (CBS Sports) - "Over the weekend, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could ask the organization to explore possible trade offers this offseason. Hours later, Roethlisberger's agent, Steelers president Art Rooney II and Big Ben all refuted the report."
- "Texans head coach Gary Kubiak expects return to sidelines Sunday" (SI.com) - "Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said that he expects to coach in this Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. Kubiak told reporters that he had a good appointment with doctors on Tuesday, and that in all likelihood he will be on sidelines coaching this weekend."