- "Johnny Manziel's growth seen in pocket presence and awareness" (ESPN) - "Johnny Manziel had better results when standing in the pocket than he did on the run during the Cleveland Browns’ win over San Francisco on Sunday. That as much as anything shows Manziel’s growth as an NFL quarterback."
- "Gary Barnidge says teammates have Johnny Manziel’s back" (Morning Journal) - "Anyone who follows the career of Johnny Manziel knows he could show up anywhere any day on social media in an uncompromising video."
- "The two sides of the Cleveland Browns and Johnny Manziel" (DPD) - "Browns fans everywhere received a three-hour respite from the despair, dysfunction and disappointment on Sunday, though, as the Browns rolled over the San Francisco 49ers."
- "SF-CLE Grades: Solid defense, Crowell lead Browns to victory" (PFF) - "It was a pretty good day for QB Johnny Manziel (+1.1) in his latest start, and his passing grade was his highest all season. Manziel was extremely effective throwing deep, minus one terrible, terrible decision..."
- "Losing Andy Dalton Crushes The Bengals’ Championship Hopes" (538) - "To sketch out what the Bengals might look like without Dalton, we can turn to Football Outsiders’ defense-adjusted yards above replacement (DYAR), a stat that measures performance relative to a backup-caliber player."
- "After pummeling the Colts, here's how the 5–8 Jaguars can win AFC South" (SI.com) - "The Colts, Texans and Jaguars are still alive in the underwhelming AFC South race. So, of course, it's the Titans who could wind up deciding the division winner."
- "Luck hopeful to practice this week, play this season" (NFL.com) - "Though he does not feel 100 percent yet, Andrew Luck told reporters on Monday that his goal was to start practicing this week and did not rule out a possible appearance against the Texans on Sunday in Indianapolis."
- "Packers sign DE Mike Daniels to a four-year, $42 million extension" (CBS) - "The Green Bay Packers have long been believers in the virtues of drafting and developing players, then keeping those players they feel are part of the future around for the long term."