- "Josh McCown Improving, Doing More Which Clouds QB Picture This Week" (92.3) - "The Browns’ quarterback forecast for Sunday’s game in Pittsburgh resembled the weather Thursday: cloudy with a chance of either guy playing."
- "Do the Browns have to get the ball to Duke Johnson more?" (OBR) - "Who for the Browns offense has done the disappearing act in the second half the last two weeks? If you guessed Duke Johnson, you are right."
- "Ibraheim Campbell grew up watching Donte Whitner, now filling in" (Plain Dealer) - "A week after the first start of his career, rookie safety Ibraheim Campbell has earned praise for his work filling in for injured safety Donte Whitner."
- "Manziel's height is an issue only if he allows it to be" (DPN) - "While there is no denying that the 5-foot-11 Manziel will, at times, have trouble seeing over the defensive line, this is not anything new. He’s been dealing with being shorter..."
- "Big Ben 'very limited' in Thursday practice, unlikely to play Sunday" (CBS) - "Ben Roethlisberger has already missed four games this season because of an MCL injury to his left knee..."
- "Dez Bryant: Outburst triggered by reporter using racial slur" (PFT) - "Bryant posted on Twitter that he got made because a reporter used a racial slur while talking to a Cowboys player."
- "Teddy Bridgewater hit costs Rams CB Lamarcus Joyner $23,152" (ESPN) - "St. Louis Rams cornerback Lamarcus Joyner has been fined $23,152 by the NFL for his illegal hit on Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater..."
- "Colts claim Charlie Whitehurst off waivers" (NFL.com) - "With Andrew Luck out 2-6 weeks, the Indianapolis Colts are poaching a division rival for quarterback depth."