- "Browns' Pettine says Hoyer 'firmly our starter'" (AP) - "Browns coach Mike Pettine brought a shovel to work, not a sledge hammer. While disappointed in his team's overall effort in an ugly 24-6 loss at Jacksonville on Sunday, Pettine is not planning to bench starting quarterback Brian Hoyer..."
- "West's account of failed series accentuates challenges with Browns RBs" (ESPN) - "Hearing rookie Terrance West explain what went wrong on two runs near the red zone accentuates the challenges the Cleveland Browns are dealing with at running back.
- "The case for playing Johnny Manziel -- it doesn't have to be forever" (Plain Dealer) - "The 1977 Denver Broncos are remembered for the Orange Crush defense. They also should be remembered for coach Red Miller, who in a Super Bowl loss to Dallas decided his starting quarterback..."
- "It’s not time for Johnny Manziel to take over… yet" (WFNY) - "Despite an awful showing in Jacksonville against a really bad Jaguars team, it’s not time for Johnny Football. Brian Hoyer and the Cleveland Browns offense had a miserable day..."
- "Brian-Hoyer: 'Not Concerned' About The Offense" (Browns.com) - VIDEO
- "Judge to decide whether Goodell must testify in Ray Rice appeal" (CBS) - "Judge Barbara Jones -- recently appointed as an independent arbitrator in Ray Rice's appeal -- will decide this week whether NFL commissioner Roger Goodell should testify, a league source told CBSSports.com."
- "St. Louis Rams waive wide receiver Austin Pettis" (NFL.com) - "The St. Louis Rams invested six picks between 2011-2013 at the wide receiver position, all in the fourth round or higher. They've struggled to find consistent production from them."
- "Sammy Watkins' Star Turn" (Sports on Earth) - "Sammy Watkins played his best game as a Buffalo Bill on Sunday and, due to injuries, he may find himself as the focal point of the Bills' offense sooner than expected."
- "NFL and other sports leagues file suit to stop New Jersey betting" (PFT) - "With New Jersey planning to launch sports wagering this weekend, the NFL and others have filed a lawsuit hoping to block the expansion of gambling in a state that two pro football franchises technically call home."