- "Tashaun Gipson continues to be a ball hawk" (Morning Journal) - "If stealing footballs weren’t part of the game, Browns safety Tashaun Gipson would be in a heavily guarded prison as a multiple repeat offender. Gipson led the Browns with five interceptions last year..."
- "Browns plan to return Ben Tate to starting running back, but may still 'feed the Crow'" (ESPN Cleveland) - "He has the nickname that sets him apart. But above all, Isaiah Crowell, a.k.a. the Crow, has the running style that endears himself to Browns fans."
- "Stopping the run starts with d-line" (OBR) - "The Browns are giving up over 150 yards a game against the run and are making a concerted effort to address it during the bye week. It starts up front with the defensive line with starters Ahtyba Rubin, Phil Taylor and Desmond Bryant."
- "Who is this guy wearing #23 and what did he do with Joe Haden?" (Dawg Pound Nation) - "The offense has been a real surprise this season, scoring 21+ three games in a row for the first time since 1969. The defense on the other hand has been the complete opposite."
- "Bengals quietly dominating" (Sports on Earth) - "Paul Guenther's first stop in the NFL came in Washington as part of Steve Spurrier's staff. Guenther had spent four seasons as the head coach at Ursinus, a Division III school in Collegeville, Pa. A former linebacker..."
- "Buccaneers rally late to stun Steelers 27-24" (AP) - "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers spent nine long days aching for a shot to shake off embarrassment. Given multiple chances at redemption thanks to the sloppy Pittsburgh Steelers, the Buccaneers didn't let this one get away."
- "Teddy Bridgewater out with ankle injury, Christian Ponder in" (PFT) - "Teddy Bridgewater’s first start at quarterback for the Vikings has been a rousing success for three-plus quarters, but there might not be a happy ending for him."
- "Injury roundup: DeAngelo Williams hurts ankle" (NFL.com) - "The Carolina Panthers backfield came into Sunday hurting, with Jonathan Stewart and Mike Tolbert both out of the lineup. DeAngelo Williams soon joined them on the sidelines."