- "Browns injury situations with Jabaal Sheard and Karlos Dansby brighten" (WKNR) - "Good Lourdes: Sometimes a coach downplays serious injuries in his daily report and then the actual injury is worse than originally reported. In the cases of Jabaal Sheard and Karlos Danbsy, however, the exact opposite has occurred."
- "Gordon eager to help Browns pursue playoffs" (FSO) - "How'd the new guy at Cleveland Browns practice look Wednesday? The first question was an obvious one, and to Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer the answer seemed pretty simple, too."
- "Breaking Down Brian Hoyer's Recent Struggles Within the Browns Offense" (B/R) - "For a team like the Cleveland Browns to win games the quarterback must not only be efficient, but he must also make a few plays. The Browns were already at a talent deficiency to begin with and then were missing Pro Bowl wide receiver Josh Gordon and Pro Bowl center Alex Mack."
- "Joe Thomas lives to be a Brown" (ESPN) - "Joe Thomas squinted through the autumn sun at the Cleveland Browns practice fields and looked 125 yards in the distance. He was staring at the trees that have grown to heights of 40 or 50 feet in neighboring yards."
- "Post-Rice: NFL and Domestic Violence" (Sports on Earth) - "It's been nine months since Ray Rice knocked out Janay Palmer, then his fiancée, in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino and the public saw the video of Rice dragging her unconscious body into the hallway..."
- "Ben Tate claimed off waivers by Minnesota Vikings" (NFL.com) - "The Minnesota Vikings didn't get Adrian Peterson back this week, but they did see a far lesser running back fall into their laps."
- "Bills stadium covered in snow, Bills-Jets still on for Sunday" (CBS) - "It is snowing like crazy in Buffalo. Like, huge drifts of snow inside a football stadium crazy. The Bills tweeted out the following picture on Wednesday morning..."
- "NFL Week 12 Playoff Implications: Show The Cardinals Some Respect" (538) - "After an upset-filled Week 11, the NFL playoff picture has shifted, but the outlook is as murky as ever. The Atlanta Falcons, at 4-6, were among the week’s winners"