- "Johnny Manziel's lies to coaches true violation of trust" (ESPN) - "The news that Johnny Manziel lied to the Cleveland Browns' coaching staff about the timing of his most recent party video in Austin, Texas, takes issues with the quarterback to a whole new level."
- "Mike Pettine Believes Broken Browns Are Fixable" (92.3) - "The Browns are in last place, the head coach and general manager are on the hot seat and controversy hovers over the team once again. ‘Tis the season in Cleveland."
- "Haslam should Browns give head coach Mike Pettine one more season" (Morning Journal) - "Benching Johnny Manziel for disobeying a direct demand from his head coach could do more than benefit the Browns’ second-year quarterback if he learns his lesson."
- "Time for the Browns to end the Johnny Manziel party" (DPD) - "With the release of the latest video depicting Johnny Manziel and his unquenchable desire for the bottle and the party rather than the playbook and the Cleveland Browns, the time has come to turn out the lights on the Manziel Saga."
- "Source: 'Most likely' a small fracture for Romo" (PFT) - "X-rays apparently were inconclusive. By Friday, an answer will emerge as to the status of Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo’s twice-broken left collarbone."
- "Redskins CB Chris Culliver tears ACL and MCL, out for season" (SI.com) - "Washington Redskins cornerback Chris Culliver suffered tears to his ACL and MCL during practice on Thursday and will miss the rest of the season..."
- "Chip Kelly looks done in Philly as Lions bury Eagles" (CBS) - "Chip Kelly might want to spend his weekend looking for another job, because the way the Eagles are playing, he might not be around in Philadelphia much longer."
- "Injuries: Devonta Freeman, DeMarcus Ware likely out" (NFL.com) - "The Atlanta Falcons are preparing to face the Minnesota Vikings without breakout running back Devonta Freeman."