- "FA Recap: AFC North" (Pro Football Focus) - "As free agency starts to slow down, it’s time to take inventory of last week’s craziness. The moves were fast and furious (and perhaps a bit premature), as a few teams were extremely aggressive in pursuit of turning around their fortunes while others took to free agency with constraint."
- "Browns division rivals in the midst of typically unspectacular, but fiscally sane, transaction seasons" (WKNR) - "Big Boy division: Competing in the AFC North division has been a losing battle on the field for the Browns in their expansion era, of course. Their record in division games since 1999 is 25-72."
- "Financial adviser who says he blew whistle on Pilot Flying J fraud was fired for taking kickbacks" (Plain Dealer) - "Knoxville financial adviser John Verble -- who says he was fired from Morgan Stanley because of his role as a confidential informant to the FBI in the Pilot Flying J investigation -- was terminated for accepting six-figure kickbacks, Morgan Stanley said in a court filing."
- "The 5 most interesting rule change proposals at NFL’s owner meetings" (Browns.com) - "If the latest proposed rules changes from NFL teams are any indication, coaches around the league are ready for a revamped replay challenge system."
- "Greg Hardy, Dallas Cowboys strike one-year contract" (NFL.com) - "The Buccaneers bowed out of the chase for Greg Hardy on Wednesday, leaving Dallas as the free-agent pass rusher's lone option."
- "NFL files suit for Hardy evidence" (PFT) - "The NFL previously asked nicely to get access to the court file in the now-dismissed Greg Hardy criminal case. The NFL has now asked not quite as nicely."
- "Notable free agency contract tidbits for all 32 NFL teams" (CBS) - "A majority of the NFL front office executives I spoke to prior to the start of free agency, most of whom negotiate contracts for their respective teams..."
- "The Colts want to introduce 9-point touchdowns to the NFL" (USA TODAY) - "Will NFL teams be able to score 9-point touchdowns next season? If the Indianapolis Colts have their way, it will be possible."