- "The current negative streak in Cleveland Sports is truly remarkable" (WFNY) - "I feel like we’ve said this every year for a while now, but I can’t think of a worse time in Cleveland sports. I’m really not going out of my way to dwell in the negative here. I think there are some good things going on in all three Cleveland sports teams right now."
- "New Browns CB Chris Owens was used to winning in Atlanta" (ESPN Cleveland) - "Chris Owens, one of the contenders for a starting cornerback job with the Browns, experienced culture shock when he joined his new team as a free agent from the Atlanta Falcons."
- "Mingo: 'I've learned a lot' since the draft" (ClevelandBrowns.com) - "Since the Cleveland Browns made Barkevious Mingo the No. 6 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft back, the 6-foot-4, 237-pound former defensive end has undergone a position change to outside linebacker, participated in 10 organized team activity sessions and six minicamp practices."
- "The NFL: An Offensive Line-Driven League?" (Yahoo! Sports) - "This franchise doesn't often get a lot of good publicity but running back Trent Richardson and quarterback Brandon Weeden did play behind one of the league's better units. Left tackle Joe Thomas is six-for-six when it comes to being named to the Pro Bowl. Center Alex Mack is a former Pro Bowler and right tackle Mitchell Schwartz bears watching."
- "Goodell defends Redskins' name" (ESPN) - "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell defended the Washington Redskins' nickname in a letter to 10 members of Congress who had earlier urged team owner Daniel Snyder and the NFL to change the name because it is offensive to many Native Americans."
- "One Thing to Know: Harbaugh calls out Seahawks" (NBC Sports) - "The 49ers and Seahawks have a pretty serious rivalry brewing, thanks in no small part to the distaste their coaches share for one another. Jim Harbaugh, who had a testy encounter with Pete Carroll in 2011, fired a couple more shots in the Seahawks' direction this week."
- "Agent's Take: Looking at what's next for Victor Cruz" (CBS Sports) - "Restricted free-agent wide receiver Victor Cruz is missing the New York Giants' three-day mandatory mini-camp, which runs through June 13, because of a contract dispute. Cruz's attendance isn't required since he isn't under contract. He also can't be fined for his absence because of his contract status."
- "Sanchez or Smith at QB? Too close to call for Jets" (AP) - "The New York Jets' quarterback competition is still wide open - with no clear-cut winner in sight. Rex Ryan isn't sure whether it'll be Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith, and he's in no rush to decide. It's only minicamp, after all, and preseason games are still two months away."