- "Hiring Josh McDaniels as next Browns coach looks like a big risk that’s not worth taking" (Chronicle-Telegram) - "As rumors disguised as reports continue to circulate regarding the Browns’ search for a new coach, Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels remains a constant in the discussion. I’m not sure that’s a good thing."
- "The Decomposition of Davone Bess" (WFNY) - "I‘ve long been of the belief that the human condition is inherently marred with addiction. Something innate that we are all born with, a quality that simply becomes a part of who we are, the magnitude dependent upon its governance."
- "TV reporter’s Three Stooges question to Browns front office hits home with fans" (ABJ) - "Anyone who knows Browns fandom in Northeast Ohio could easily predict the incendiary imbroglio that would ensue after the team fired coach Rob Chudzinski after just one season last Sunday."
- "What Went Right, and Wrong, for the Browns in 2013" (TheClevelandFan.com) - "The Cleveland Browns wrapped up the 2013 NFL season a week ago and it was a familiar one for Browns fans. The team finished at 4-12, the 12th time the Browns have had double-digit losses in a season since returning to the NFL in 1999."
- "Sources: Lions eye Ken Whisenhunt" (ESPN) - "The Detroit Lions' head coaching job is Ken Whisenhunt's to lose, sources close to the situation told ESPN."
- "Jay Gruden, Mike Zimmer are now free to interview" (PFT) - "With the Bengals, who had gone 8-0 at home in the regular season, losing by 17 at home to a Chargers team that Cincinnati had beaten on the road, offensive coordinator Jay Gruden and defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer have become instantly available to be interviewed and hired as head coaches elsewhere."
- "Ten things we learned from Wild Card Weekend" (NFL.com) - "Homefield-advantage is nice. A top-shelf quarterback is better. Three of four road teams won during Wild Card Weekend, capped Sunday by San Diego and San Francisco's victories."
- "Report: NFL fines Marshawn Lynch $50k for refusing to speak to media in 2013" (SI.com) - "Despite the rise of quarterback Russell Wilson, anyone involved with the Seattle Seahawks will tell you that the team’s offense goes through running back Marshawn Lynch."