- "Mike Pettine: Ready to lead the Cleveland Browns" (ClevelandBrown.com) - "Two weeks ago in a floppy bucket hat and a tank top, Mike Pettine stood smack dab in the middle of Carova Beach, a shoreline in the Outer Banks of North Carolina."
- "Josh Gordon spent two weeks in a rehab facility in California after DWI" (Plain Dealer) - "Browns receiver Josh Gordon checked himself into rehab after his DWI arrest in Raleigh, N.C., according to reports, but he'll still report to training camp on Friday and begin practicing Saturday."
- "Pettine says Johnny Manziel's battle is against the playbook, not Brian Hoyer" (ESPN Cleveland) - "All eyes are riveted on the quarterback competition as Mike Pettine kicks off his first training camp as coach of the Browns on Saturday."
- "Browns Beat: Training Camp Preview, Ray Rice Punishment, Gordon’s Appeal" (92.3 The Fan) - "Daryl Ruiter joined Baskin & Phelps Thursday to discuss what we’ll see and learn from Training Camp, the tone set by Mike Pettine going into his first season as head coach..."
- "The NFL's domestic violence problem" (ESPN) - "Today the NFL finally issued a two-game suspension for Baltimore running back Ray Rice. What an ugly situation."
- "Seahawks don’t seem to be inclined to give Lynch a raise" (PFT) - "It was quite the coincidence, or perhaps not a coincidence at all, that Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch called former teammate Michael Robinson..."
- "Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon arrested for marijuana possession" (SI.com) - "Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon was arrested for marijuana possession in Oklahoma on Wednesday night, according to the Associated Press."
- "Ravens CB Aaron Ross tears Achilles, to miss season" (CBS) - "In 2011, cornerback Aaron Ross had the best season of his career, recording four interceptions for the Giants and helping New York win the Super Bowl."