- "On Kevin O'Connell as possible Browns quarterbacks coach" (ESPN) - "Adam Schefter broke the news Wednesday that the Cleveland Browns were interviewing Kevin O’Connell to be the team’s quarterbacks coach. Because he’d never coached in the NFL, the news sent me to Google to find out more about him."
- "Browns quarterback search: Who's qualified to lead the search?" (WKNR) - "Quarterback retreat: The Browns’ top executives – owner Jimmy Haslam and his inner circle of football and business advisers -- conclude their first 'strategic planning session' on Tuesday."
- "Brian Billick rips Johnny Manziel's chances of surviving in NFL" (SI.com) - "Former NFL head coach Brian Billick ripped Johnny Manziel's chances of surviving in the NFL on Wednesday. Manziel recently completed his rookie season with the Cleveland Browns."
- "Browns Albert Breer on Browns/Manziel: 'I Don’t Think Anyone’s Married To Him Anymore'" (92.3) - "NFL Network’s Albert Breer joined Bull & Fox to talk about the latest on the Aaron Hernandez case that will start on Thursday, his impression on the Browns’ thought process with Johnny Manziel moving forward..."
- "Haden: I think we can win with Manziel at QB" (NFL.com) - "Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden joins Marshall Faulk to talk about the Super Bowl matchup, quarterback Johnny Manziel, and his work with the Special Olympics." - VIDEO
- "Russell Wilson's contract is Seahawks' next salary cap challenge" (USA TODAY) - "Michael Bennett had a more lucrative offer to leave the Seattle Seahawks as a free agent last March. But the standout defensive lineman chose to re-sign with the defending champions on a four-year, $28.5 million contract."
- "Marshawn Lynch Already Explained Why He Hates Talking To The Media" (Deadspin) - "By now, Marshawn Lynch's natural reticence to speak to reporters—even when contractually obligated to do so—has metastasized into something else entirely..."
- "Lynch is already among the all-time great postseason runners" (PFT) - "Everyone is talking about Marshawn Lynch not talking this week. Which means no one is talking about what Lynch does best, which is run with the ball in his hands, particularly in the playoffs."