- "Smith on Josh Gordon's letter: 'If I come across as disgusted and angry...'" (Cleveland.com) - "ESPN's Stephen A. Smith is still 'disgusted and angry' over Josh Gordon's behavior despite Gordon's open letter to Smith, Charles Barkley and others explaining his recent failed test and the circumstances surrounding his suspensions."
- "What exactly is Josh Gordon's 'problem'?" (ESPN) - "Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon's well-written essay in The Cauldron lends some clarity to his recent suspension and blasts commentators who broadly categorize him as an alcoholic or drug addict."
- "The Browns strength?" (OBR) - "The case could be made that the strength of the Browns is their offensive line. The team has invested heavily in the line through the draft, as well as monetarily. Joe Thomas (3rd overall) and Alex Mack (21st overall) were first round draft picks..."
- "Prices going up on season tickets in most areas of FirstEnergy Stadium" (Morning Journal) - "The Browns are raising season ticket prices in most areas of FirstEnergy Stadium for the first time since 2008. Renewal letters were mailed to season ticket holders this week."
- "Lions have proposed expanding replay to cover penalty calls" (PFT) - "The Lions lost to the Cowboys in the Wild Card round of the playoffs in a game that featured officials picking up a flag for pass interference on Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens in the fourth quarter."
- "Blandino: NFL to talk expanded use of instant replay" (NFL.com) - "Blandino said that Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was mistaken when he told reporters that a new signal would be utilized to help identify eligible or ineligible receivers."
- "Agent's Take: What Russell Wilson's blockbuster deal will look like" (CBS) - "Wilson was the NFL's biggest bargain in 2014 with a salary of $662,434. After the Super Bowl, Wilson will enter the final year of a four-year, $2,996,774 rookie contract he received in 2012 as a third-round pick."
- "Kickers Are Forever" (538) - "In football, there are constant power struggles, both on and off the field: players battling players, offenses battling defenses, the passing game battling the running game, coaches battling coaches, and new ways of thinking battling old ways of thinking."