- "Pettine explains decision to go with Johnny Manziel" (Browns.com) - "It was clear Monday how impressed Mike Pettine was with Johnny Manziel’s progress between his starts at Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, and the decision that followed Tuesday served as the confirmation."
- "Is Starting Johnny Manziel the Right Choice for the Cleveland Browns?" (numberFire) - "I hate being captain obvious, but let's face it: the Cleveland Browns are bad. At 2-8, they are already eliminated from playoff contention according to our algorithms."
- "Off-field behavior will be key for Johnny Manziel" (Morning Journal) - "Johnny Manziel has convinced Coach Mike Pettine he deserves the keys to the Browns’ offense as their starting quarterback for the final six games of 2015."
- "NFL will not discipline Johnny Manziel for roadside incident with girlfriend" (CBS) - "As of Tuesday morning, Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was under review by the NFL for a possible violation of the personal conduct policy following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend last month."
- "Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith suspended a year" (AP) - "Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith was suspended Tuesday by the NFL for one calendar year because of violations of the league's substance-abuse policy, a person with direct knowledge of the decision said."
- "Cowboys release Brandon Weeden, Christine Michael" (ESPN) - "The Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday released quarterback Brandon Weeden and running back Christine Michael. The Weeden move comes with starter Tony Romo set to return to the field Sunday against the Miami Dolphins."
- "LaRon Landry is reinstated by the NFL" (PFT) - "If anyone is looking for a veteran safety, there’s another one now available. Safety LaRon Landry, the sixth overall pick in the 2007 draft (one spot before Adrian Peterson), has been reinstated following a 10-game suspension for violating the PED policy."
- "FanDuel temporarily bans New Yorkers from playing its games" (SI.com) - "Popular daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel has temporarily stopped allowing New Yorkers to play its games, the company announced Tuesday."