- "The numbers show and the team knows that there's been no Browns run game" (OBR) - "The Browns have gone 22 games without a 100-yard rusher. Rushing for 75.6 yards-per-contest, they are ranked 31st in the league in that category and are the worst in the league with a 3.3 yards-per-carry average."
- "Montgomery can't explain Duke Johnson's 2nd-half disappearing act" (Plain Dealer) - "Browns running back coach Wilbert Montgomery, who's coached the likes of Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk, was at a loss Tuesday to explain the disappearance of Duke Johnson in the second half of games."
- "Five ways Johnny Manziel improved from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh" (ESPN) - "Johnny Manziel has a long way to go before he proves he is the long-term answer for the Browns at quarterback, but he did take positive steps in the Cleveland Browns loss in Pittsburgh."
- "CLE-PIT GRADES: Roethlisberger thrust into duty" (PFF) - "Despite his fumble and interception, Johnny Manziel played the best game of his career. The fact that Manziel attempted 13 passes outside the right numbers compared to nine outside the left numbers..."
- "Texans claim QB Brandon Weeden; Brian Hoyer likely out vs. Jets" (CBS) - "Brandon Weeden is staying in Texas. The former Cowboys quarterback, who was cut by Dallas on Tuesday, has been claimed by the Houston Texans and will likely serve as the team's backup quarterback on Sunday."
- "Injury roundup: Peterson limited; Collins feeling better" (NFL.com) - "Yes, Tom Brady and the Patriots are undefeated and cruising through the AFC, but their success hasn't been without a few injury setbacks."
- "Kendall Wright out, T.J. Yeldon questionable for Thursday night" (PFT) - "The Titans went down one receiver this week when they placed Justin Hunter on injured reserve with a broken ankle and they’ll be missing another one against the Jaguars on Thursday night as well."
- "John Fox, John Elway reunite for Broncos-Bears game after years of tension" (USA TODAY) - "The football divorce of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway and coach John Fox was perhaps the most stunning move of the offseason..."