- "Justin Gilbert not likely to be the cure to Browns' struggling punt return team" (WKNR) - "Nowhere to go but up: The state of the Browns’ punt return game is not good. They’ve burned through two lead punt returners and both have muffed the ball away. They don’t have a return longer than eight yards."
- "Locker Room Report: Browns defense has to start stopping the run" (Browns.com) - "In the passing league the NFL has become, it’s ironic that the 2014 Cleveland Browns’ strength and weakness has to do with running the football."
- "Shanahan on the three-back rotation: 'I'd love for one of them to separate from the others'" (Plain Dealer) - "Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan has the perfect solution for the Browns' running backs struggling to find their groove in the three-man rotation."
- "When just as important as if Browns switch quarterbacks" (Red Right 88) - "What a difference a few days can make. This time last week the Cleveland Browns were high on everyone’s radar after a convincing beating of the Pittsburgh Steelers..."
- "A.J. Green sits out practice on Thursday" (PFT) - "The Bengals’ top receiver sat out yet another practice Thursday as he tries to come back from a toe injury."
- "Report: Titans plan to start QB Zach Mettenberger vs. Texans" (CBS) - "The Titans are planning to start rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger against the Texans Sunday, The Tennessean reports."
- "VJax wants to remain a Buccaneer amid trade talk" (NFL.com) - "Vincent Jackson is flattered to be wanted. After NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that the Buccaneers 'are getting a ton of calls' on the wideout..."
- "Leslie Frazier: 'I love both of them'" (ESPN) - "During his time as the Minnesota Vikings' head coach, Leslie Frazier had contrasting relationships with the two star players on his offense: Adrian Peterson and Percy Harvin."