- "T.J. Ward said he wasn’t 'welcome back' to Cleveland when he became a free agent" (C-T) - "Ward was a second-round pick of then-general manager Tom Heckert in 2010 and played with the Browns for four years. Then-CEO Joe Banner and GM Michael Lombardi didn’t sign Ward..."
- "Josh McCown 'good to go' for Broncos" (Plain Dealer) - "Pettine said the Browns cut down on some of McCown's work in the individual period to save him for the team drills, which is why he was listed as limited."
- "Dwayne Bowe Being Kept Off the Field Both a Good and Bad Thing" (B/R) - "When the Cleveland Browns signed veteran free-agent receiver Dwayne Bowe in March, the expectation was that he would serve as the team's big-play home run hitter."
- "Peyton Manning Enjoys Talking Tennessee Football With Browns Owner" (92.3) - "When Peyton Manning finally decides to call it a career, it’s been widely assumed, speculated and even expected that he will end up in Cleveland with the Browns in some capacity."
- "Official suspended after Steelers-Chargers clock error" (NFL.com) - "Rob Vernatchi, the NFL side judge who failed to recognize an errant 18-second runoff in Thursday's Steelers-Chargers game, will not work a game this weekend."
- "Infection could cause Pouncey to miss the entire season" (PFT) - "An infection and a second surgery on his injured ankle will probably force Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey to miss the entire season."
- "Seahawks' Coleman arrested in hit-and-run investigation" (AP) - "The Seattle Seahawks suspended Derrick Coleman on Thursday after police arrested him in a hit-and-run investigation, but his lawyer insisted that if the fullback left the scene..."
- "Chip Kelly hopes to coach in NFL long enough to end college speculation" (CBS) - "After winning 10 games in each of his first two seasons, coach Chip Kelly and the Eagles have stumbled to a 2-3 start."