- "Could Duke Johnson be the Browns best draft choice?" (FSO) - "Will he be the next Clinton Portis or the next James Jackson? Of the 12 players the Browns recently drafted, could running back Duke Johnson turn out to be the most productive of all the draft picks?"
- "Mike Pettine, coaching clichés and the proper value of time" (WFNY) - "Let’s be honest: Everything we think we know about “NFL head coaches” is based largely on generalizations rooted in mythical archetypes we’ve created with a side dish of guesswork."
- "Browns defensive line competition already heating up" (Browns.com) - "As it stands today, the Cleveland Browns will carry 13 defensive linemen into the beginning of OTAs next Tuesday. That number is relatively staggering and represents a shift in how the Browns built their roster this offseason."
- "For Cleveland and Atlanta, plenty of sports lowlights" (AP) - "On the sports misery index, Atlanta and Cleveland are hard to beat. The two cities have combined for one championship over the last half-century - and that came in 1995..."
- "Chan Gailey: Geno Smith is Jets' starting quarterback" (NFL.com) - "We knew Geno Smith was the favorite to open the season as the New York Jets' starting quarterback. What we didn't know until now is that offensive coordinator Chan Gailey already views Smith as the Week 1 starter, barring injury."
- "Chargers' Dean Spanos caught between San Diego's history and Los Angeles' lure" (USA TODAY) - "As he bolted from the posh hotel Wednesday where NFL owners were holed up for their spring meetings, Dean Spanos expressed the exact same sentiment that he uttered after arriving earlier in the week."
- "Giants' Will Beatty tears pectoral muscle, likely out 5-6 months" (ESPN) - "New York Giants left tackle Will Beatty tore his pectoral muscle lifting weights during the team's offseason conditioning program Tuesday and will have surgery to repair the injury, multiple sources confirmed."
- "Goodell: NFL will 'evaluate' Mexico, Germany, Brazil as game sites" (PFT) - "The NFL plans to “evaluate” the prospect of playing games in Brazil, Germany and Mexico, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday at the NFL’s spring meeting in San Francisco."