- "Center wants to look beyond Cleveland" (USA Today) - "Pro Bowl and second-team All Pro center Alex Mack is currently at his home in California preparing for NFL free agency to start 4 p.m. Tuesday. After five seasons with the Browns, Mack already experienced three complete regime changes and a total of 23 wins."
- "Jackson: No bridges burned with Browns" (ESPN) - "D'Qwell Jackson commended Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer in a conference call with the Indianapolis Colts media, saying no bridges were burned when he was released by the Browns and he appreciated Farmer talking directly with him about his contract."
- "LB Barkevious Mingo And DL John Hughes Will Miss D’Qwell Jackson’s Leadership" (92.3 The Fan) - "Through all the coaching changes and roster shakeups over the years there was one calming voice within the locker room – D’Qwell Jackson. But not anymore."
- "NFL free agency: Going inside with semi-available center Alex Mack" (CBS Sports) - "I planned to do an extensive breakdown of Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack when it appeared the Browns would not place the franchise tag on him and he'd be free on the market."
- "Raiders, Steelers among AFC front offices under pressure this offseason" (SI.com) - "As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football."
- "Peterson: Vick is key to playoffs" (ESPN) - "As the Minnesota Vikings head into free agency in search of a veteran quarterback, their franchise player has an idea about what they should do next."
- "Top 10 players who will be overpaid in free agency" (NFL.com) - "A majority of players near the top of our top 101 free agents available are not going to live up to their contracts. That's just how free agency works."
- "Jon Beason to represent himself in free agency" (PFT) - "Veteran linebacker Jon Beason is going to save himself 3 percent on his next deal. But he’s costing himself three days in the process."