- "Pettine calls QB situation ‘muddy, at best,’ leaves all options open for next year" (C-T) - "Brian Hoyer, set to become a free agent, removed the nameplate above his locker "just in case" he isn’t back next year. Johnny Manziel was a huge disappointment..."
- "Manziel rues conduct: 'I've done this to myself'" (AP) - "Johnny Manziel says the party's over. The Browns want to believe him. The high-profile rookie quarterback apologized to his Browns teammates — and Cleveland fans — Monday for a season of distractions and vowed again to change."
- "Browns Buying In" (OBR) - "According to some of the Browns key veteran players, there is a bright side to this year’s season. Several of the Browns veterans spoke up as the season ended on a five game losing streak talking about the future."
- "Infographic: The Cleveland Browns Quarterback Situation" (WFNY) - "With the merciful ending to the Browns’ season on Sunday comes another offseason of ceaseless debate over the one question that has remained unanswered since the franchise’s return in 1999..."
- "ReFo: Browns @ Ravens, Week 17" (PFF) - "The Ravens ultimately needed a helping hand from the Chiefs to get into the playoffs, but it wasn’t clear they were going to take care of business themselves until late in the fourth quarter against the Browns."
- "Lions' Ndamukong Suh to appeal" (ESPN) - "The Detroit Lions and Ndamukong Suh have been informed that the defensive tackle will be suspended for Sunday's wild-card playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys."
- "Holmgren: 'I've gotten a couple' coaching inquiries" (NFL.com) - "Is Mike Holmgren pondering a return to the sideline? With a bevy of teams searching for new coaches, the former Packers and Seahawks luminary says the phone has been ringing."
- "There’s Not Much Evidence A New Coach Will Help The Jets, 49ers Or Falcons" (538) - "It’s Black Monday — the day after the NFL’s regular season concludes — when 20 to 25 percent of teams (usually of the non-playoff-bound variety) have historically begun their offseason by firing..."
- "2014-15 NFL playoff schedule" (SI.com)