- "Johnny Manziel trade talk seems like smoke" (ESPN) - "There is plenty of smoke around the idea of Sam Bradford winding up with the Cleveland Browns. And yes, there was a fire at some point. But the suspicion here is that the current smoke came from an old, extinguished blaze."
- "Alex Mack's contract situation could weigh on Browns' draft plans" (WKNR) - "Center of distress: Football centers are most valuable when not noticed. Their job is to make it easier for other players to receive glory – usually a running back or a quarterback."
- "Marcedes Lewis Allegedly on the Block-Should the Browns Pick Up the Phone?" (Dawg Pound Daily) - "ProFootballTalk.com reported Monday morning that Jacksonville is seeking to trade tight end Marcedes Lewis. The reasons are not surprising..."
- "Faction of Browns Organization Believes Manziel 'Can't Play'" (B/R) - "Johnny Manziel's future with the Cleveland Browns is uncertain at this point. Have the Browns lost faith in Manziel? What does the future hold for the Browns QB?" - VIDEO
- "Adrian Peterson meeting with NFL on reinstatement" (NFL.com) - "Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said at last month's NFL Annual Meeting that he was still awaiting clarity from the league before he could move forward with star running back Adrian Peterson."
- "LeGarrette Blount suspended for one game" (PFT) - "The Patriots will have to kick off their title defense without running back LeGarrette Blount. The NFL announced Tuesday that Blount has been suspended for one game for violating the league’s substance abuse policy."
- "SEC files fraud charges against ex-NFL player, partner" (AP) - "Federal regulators have filed civil fraud charges against former NFL cornerback Will Allen and his business partner. They're accused of reaping more than $31 million in a Ponzi scheme..."
- "Aaron Hernandez trial: Defense and prosecution mock each other in closing arguments" (Yahoo! Sports) - "In a slow, calm, yet confident voice, defense attorney James Sultan paced back and forth in front of the jury here Tuesday morning and argued his client, Aaron Hernandez..."