- "Hoyer feels he can start in the NFL" (FS Ohio) - "They say you can always come home. That’s at least true for the Browns newest quarterback Brian Hoyer. The North Olmsted native and St. Ignatius graduate joined the Browns last week after being released by the Cardinals on May 12."
- "Browns QB Weeden to help with Oklahoma tornado" (AP) - "Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is heading home to help his cherished Oklahoma heal. Weeden will return to his home state over the holiday weekend to assist in any way he can in the aftermath of the deadly tornado that tore through Moore, Okla., killing 24 people and destroying more than a thousand homes in the Oklahoma City suburb earlier this week."
- "Browns' Cooper deals with tragedy during OTAs" (Canton Rep) - "Josh Cooper has a job fight on his hands and a tragedy back home weighing on his mind. Cooper was a security-blanket receiver for Brandon Weeden at Oklahoma State in 2011, but that doesn’t cut much with a new Browns regime in 2013."
- "Browns Q and A: Running back Brandon Jackson" (Beacon Journal) - "The Browns re-signed running back Brandon Jackson to a one-year deal Tuesday, and Jackson discussed his return Thursday during a post-practice interview with the Beacon Journal. Below are some excerpts from Jackson’s question-and-answer session."
- "Coaching tree, legacy of Paul Brown" (ESPN) - "ESPN celebrates the 100th anniversary of Vince Lombardi's birth with the "Greatest Coaches in NFL History" series, saluting the finest innovators, motivators, tacticians, teachers and champions ever to stalk the sidelines. Follow along as we reveal our list of the top 20 coaches of all time and document the lineage of the league's most influential coaching trees."
- "Richard Seymour, Atlanta Falcons reportedly talking" (NFL.com) - "Around The League predicted earlier this month that free-agent defensive tackle Richard Seymour would end up signing with the Atlanta Falcons, not far from where the veteran defensive trains in the offseason."
- "Robert Griffin III raises more questions than he answers at Redskins' OTA" (Yahoo! Sports) - "Because he is smart and thoughtful and speaks for himself in a league where players are terrified to go off script, you must parse every word that comes from Robert Griffin III. Is there something more? A hidden message?"
- "Nine offseason moves that need to happen -- and one that doesn't" (CBS Sports) - "Again, just recently, the topic of an 18-game season arose. It just won't go away. It may never go away."
- "Texans give $100,000 to tornado relief efforts" (AP) - "The Houston Texans have donated $100,000 to help in relief efforts in the wake of this week's devastating and deadly tornado in Oklahoma."