- "Suspended Gordon can sue NFL to stay on field -- but should he?" (FOX Sports) - "Josh Gordon tried to fight his one-season suspension within the framework of the NFL's collective bargaining agreement. It didn't work, and now he's left with two options."
- "By Refusing to Buy His Excuses, NFL Is Saving Josh Gordon" (B/R) - "I've known Henderson since he came into the NFL decades ago. I broke the story of Henderson joining the league when I was working at The Washington Post. I know him well and respect him a great deal. I knew Gordon's appeal would be rejected because I know Henderson."
- "Josh Gordon’s suspension shows NFL has priorities out of order" (Red Right 88) - "Well, so much for seeing Josh Gordon in a Cleveland Browns uniform anytime soon. 'Appeals officer Harold Henderson has upheld the suspension for the 2014 NFL season of Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.'"
- "Browns begin life without Gordon vs. Bears" (AP) - "On the eve of their final exhibition game, the Browns had denial turn into reality. They won't have star wide receiver Josh Gordon at all this season, and it's time to figure out how they're going to replace all he gives them."
- "Cam Newton: I'll start Week 1" (ESPN) - "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said he'll be ready to start Week 1 of the regular season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers despite fracturing his ribs last week."
- "Titans sign Jurrell Casey to multi-year contract extension" (SI.com) - "The Tennessee Titans have signed defensive lineman Jurrell Casey to a multi-year contract extension, the team announced on Wednesday."
- "Steelers won’t suspend post-pot arrest, this time" (PFT) - "When it comes to applying and enforcing internal rules, the Steelers (like most sports teams) operate not with bright lines but a golf bag."
- "Report: Patriots asked Logan Mankins to take pay cut before trade" (CBS) - "Before the Patriots sent guard Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers in exchange for tight end Tim Wright and a fourth-round pick in a massively-interesting trade Tuesday..."