- "And the Browns Go … BOOM!" (OBR) - "Each summer, as we celebrate this great nation’s birthday, a lot of us like to explode things. Mostly, we enjoy exploding fireworks while a select (and probably intoxicated) few add fingers to that equation."
- "Metcalf celebrates July 4th with troops" (ClevelandBrowns.com) - "Former Cleveland Browns running back Eric Metcalf is celebrating America’s Independence Day, July 4, with those who stand ready to defend the country’s freedom at a moment’s notice."
- "Bill Livingston Says Jimmy Haslam 'Has A Long Road To Go'" (92.3 The Fan) - "Bill Livingston, columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, joined Joe Lull on Baskin & Phelps Thursday to talk about why the Indians won’t collapse, Haslam’s ongoing issues, Cavs free agency, and taking Joe’s 4th of July survey."
- "No fireworks vs. this division's defenses" (AFC North Blog) - "The AFC North blog wants to extend a Happy Fourth of July to everyone. As you can see, there is no wake-up call today. Instead, in the spirit of the holiday known for fireworks, I decided to look at explosive plays. When it comes to the AFC North defenses, they are all among the best at limiting long-distance passes."
- "Pilot Flying J customer sues after receiving fuel rebate shortage check" (Plain Dealer) - "Two more lawsuits claiming fuel rebate fraud were filed late yesterday against Browns' owner Jimmy Haslam's Pilot Flying J, one of them from a trucking company that received a reimbursement check from Pilot this week."
- "Benjamin, Bess add speed to receiver corps" (ClevelandBrowns.com) - "When the Cleveland Browns looked to add speed to their wide-receiver corps in 2012, they selected Travis Benjamin on the third day of the 2012 NFL Draft and Josh Gordon -- three months later -- in the Supplemental Draft."
- "Lombardi Giving the Browns a New England Flavor" (DraftBrowns.com) - "For years, it seems NFL teams have been trying to figure out the secret to the New England Patriots’ success under head coach Bill Belichick. And for years, the search for that success has been rendered as fruitful as looking for the Holy Grail."
- "Will Browns carry two kickers on the roster?" (AFC North Blog) - "Everyone knew the Cleveland Browns would have a new kicker for the first time since returning to the league in 1999 after the team let Phil Dawson sign with the San Francisco 49ers in free agency. What many probably didn't anticipate was the possibility of the Browns going into the season with two new kickers."
- "Cloverleaf grad Kyle Juszczyk has a big NFL opportunity with Ravens but is still a kid at heart" (Beacon Journal) - "As it turns out, the kid from Cloverleaf is still just a kid from Cloverleaf. There’s been plenty to change his mindset."
- "Team Report - CLEVELAND BROWNS" (The SportsXchange) - "First-year head coach Rob Chudzinski was secure enough in his own ability to hire experienced, successful and aggressive coordinators, and that in itself should be enough to lift the Browns from the rut they've been stuck in for five years in which they have won a total of 23 games."
- "Delanie Walker, one of NFL's unsung good guys, shaped by tragedy" (CBS Sports) - "Last year, Delanie Walker was a tight end for the San Franciso 49ers. He made it to Super Bowl XLVII and, despite the 49ers losing, it was still a great moment in Walker's life. Then, just hours later, something happened that changed everything."
- "Tyrann Mathieu: 'Inspiring' event" (ESPN) - "Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu says last week's NFL Rookie Symposium, where the league's first-year players got a crash course into what life is like as a professional athlete, was a worthwhile experience."
- "Cops: Evidence found in secret Hernandez apartment" (AP) - "Aaron Hernandez's home address was no secret after the media camped outside the massive house for days, and cameras caught him leaving, hands cuffed behind his back, when he was arrested for murder."
- "Bengals' reputation as harborer of thugs no longer applies" (SI.com) - "Mike Brown, the owner of the Cincinnati Bengals, was in New Hampshire a few weeks ago, visiting his granddaughter at Dartmouth College. They went out for dinner. Brown struck up a conversation with the owner of the restaurant."