- "Mixed messages as Manziel vows to take football 'more seriously'" (FSO) - "Two days after he gave what amounted to a concession speech following a game in which he struggled and was injured, Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel opened up..."
- "Hoyer: 'I'm trying to get as healthy as I can; I want to play for the guys in this room'" (Plain Dealer) - "Quarterback Brian Hoyer doesn't want to end his season -- and possibly his Browns career -- on the sidelines with a shoulder injury."
- "Rookies Justin Gilbert, Terrance West struggle off field, too" (C-T) - "Top draft pick Justin Gilbert and third-round selection Terrance West are squarely in the Browns’ doghouse. Cleveland coach Mike Pettine said Monday that the rookies’ benching one day earlier..."
- "Browns delivering latest in a series of strange seasons" (Red Right 88) - "Even when you take into account all the strange things we wish we could unsee from the Cleveland Browns since 1999, this season has still been one of the more stranger ones from the guys in Orange and Brown."
- "2015 NFL Pro Bowl roster and snubs" (CBS) - "The 2015 Pro Bowl will be held on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, home of the Cardinals, also the site of Super Bowl XLIX a week later."
- "Dominic Raiola loses appeal, will miss Sunday at Green Bay" (PFT) - "Lions center Dominic Raiola is officially suspended for Sunday’s game at Green Bay. Raiola has lost the appeal of his one-game suspension for stepping on the ankle of Bears defensive lineman Ego Ferguson."
- "Aldon Smith denies that he drank" (ESPN) - "San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith has denied drinking alcohol with former teammate Ray McDonald and a woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by McDonald last week."
- "20 years later, fans wait for return of Rams, Raiders" (USA TODAY) - "Jerome Bettis was a battering ram of a Los Angeles Ram, a 5-11, 252-pound ball carrier, nicknamed 'The Bus,' who punished tacklers. But he could hurt, too, and he had empathy."