- "Injuries in secondary have forced Cleveland Browns to simplify defense" (Morning Journal) - "Finally, after more than two months of facing some of the best quarterbacks in the NFL week after week, the Browns’ secondary is catching a break."
- "Mike Pettine says he has 'very good relationship' with Johnny Manziel" (ESPN) - "Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine said there is nothing personal between him and quarterback Johnny Manziel. 'I think we have a very good relationship,' Pettine said..."
- "The NFL Should Seize Control Of The Cleveland Browns" (Deadspin) - "The first Monday Night Football game I ever watched in its entirety was a Cleveland Browns game. This was back in 1990, when I had a set bedtime and I had to sneak downstairs if I ever wanted to watch football late at night."
- "Johnny Manziel or Jared Goff in 2016 for Cleveland?" (PFF) - "We hear about 'winning from the pocket' all the time ,and it’s a crucial part of NFL success. While broken plays, or plays that occur outside of 'structure,' are an important complement to pocket success..."
- "NFL's catch rule committee has 6 members" (USA TODAY) - "The newly formed committee that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has enlisted to study the nuances of what constitutes a catch consists of six members, including three former head coaches and a Hall of Fame general manager..."
- "Houston's Watt has broken hand but will play Sunday" (AP) - "Houston star defensive end J.J. Watt isn't worried about people trying to come after him Sunday to take advantage of his broken left hand."
- "Brandin Cooks added to injury report with a concussion" (PFT) - "With Mark Ingram headed for surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, the Saints will be without their leading rusher against the Buccaneers this Sunday."
- "The six worst NFL playoff teams since 1990" (Sports on Earth) - "In 2007, the veteran NFL writer Mark Maske published a book called 'War Without Death.' In it he chronicled the bitter battles staged among the teams in the NFC East, perennially pro football's toughest division."