- "The pros and cons of Mike Pettine's great quarterback decision" (WKNR) - "The Decision: If the Browns were 5-7 or worse, as is usually the case in the last 16 years, the decision on their starting quarterback for the final four games would be an easy one."
- "The decision is difficult, but coach Mike Pettine should stick with QB Brian Hoyer" (C-T) - "Mike Pettine’s assistant should make sure the boss’ office is loaded with coffee, Red Bull and 5-hour Energy. The rookie coach won’t get much sleep this week."
- "A brief history of winning teams, and moves to rookie QBs" (ESPN) - "It's not easy to find an instance when a team made a move with its starting quarterback this late in the season when said team was still in the playoff hunt."
- "Film Breakdown: Johnny Manziel’s touchdown drive" (Browns.com) - "Johnny Manziel replaced Brian Hoyer in the fourth quarter Sunday in Buffalo. Had the rookie quarterback not immediately ignited the offense, the Cleveland Browns may not have a quarterback decision on their hand."
- "Bengals sign NFLPA president Eric Winston" (USA TODAY) - "The president of the NFL Players Association is back in the league. Veteran tackle Eric Winston signed a prorated one-year contract with the Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday..."
- "Trent Richardson won't have reduced role with Colts" (NFL.com) - "Averaging an embarrassing 2.0 yards per carry over his past three games, infamously sluggish running back Trent Richardson has finally inspired Indianapolis Colts fans..."
- "Troy Vincent: Goodell didn't need 2nd Ray Rice video to discipline him" (CBS) - "With the U.S. Senate's Commerce Committee holding a hearing on the issue of domestic violence in pro sports Tuesday, Troy Vincent -- the NFL's executive vice president of football operations..."
- "Jim Mora is 'sure' QB Brett Hundley will declare for draft" (SI.com) - "UCLA coach Jim Mora says he is 'sure' Bruins quarterback Brett Hundley will declare for the NFL draft after this season."