- "John DeFilippo's hire seems to point to Johnny Manziel" (ESPN) - "The Cleveland Browns didn't draft Derek Carr, but they hired the quarterbacks coach who guided him. That the coach just so happened to interview to be the team's offensive coordinator a year ago probably was a pleasant coincidence."
- "Pettine on new Cleveland Browns OC John DeFilippo" (Plain Dealer) - "Browns coach Mike Pettine, whose last offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan quit with two years left on his contract, stressed that he hired former Raiders quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo to run his offense in large part because of the quality person he is."
- "WRs: Big decision looming on Josh Gordon" (OBR) - "There was a good case that the Browns had a need at wide receiver before Josh Gordon’s season came crashing down in 2014. It appeared the Browns receiving corps actually played better before the return of Gordon."
- "Could Devin Smith be a Brown?" (FSO) - "Devin Smith has been an Orangeman, a Tiger and a Buckeye. Could he be a Brown next? FOXSports.com's Peter Schrager sees it as a possibility, as laid out in his first mock draft for 2015."
- "Adam Gase hired as Bears' offensive coordinator" (NFL.com) - "Adam Gase has found a new job with a familiar boss. Gase has been hired as the offensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears, the team announced Wednesday."
- "Report: NFL planned to inspect Patriots football before D’Qwell Jackson interception" (PFT) - "It’s been reported that #DeflateGate got rolling after Colts linebacker D’Qwell Jackson intercepted a ball thrown by Patriots quarterback Tom Brady..."
- "Brad Johnson paid $7,500 for altered balls in Bucs-Raiders Super Bowl" (CBS) - "It's an old story but one worth rehashing with the winds of 'Deflategate' swirling around the Super Bowl: former Buccaneers quarterback Brad Johnson once paid $7,500 to have the footballs used in Super Bowl 37 altered."
- "Deflate-gate Doesn’t Explain The Patriots’ Romping All Over The Colts" (538) - "Seven seasons after Spygate, when the New England Patriots got caught in a bit of rule-bending, the team finds itself embroiled in yet another controversy: Deflate-gate."