- "Pryor to miss preseason opener, hurting chances of making Browns" (ESPN) - "Terrelle Pryor can't help that he got hurt, but the fact that the Cleveland Browns wide receiver is injured and will miss the preseason opener against the Washington Redskins on Thursday isn't helping him make the team."
- "Is Joe Thomas' play on the decline?" (Pro Football Focus) - "A perennial All-Pro, Browns left tackle Joe Thomas has produced a Hall of Fame-worthy career. He has been arguably the best OT in the NFL since being drafted in 2007, grading as one of the best tackles in our system every season."
- "As Browns search for offensive identity, time keeps on slippin'" (WKNR) - "About that ground and pound thing: On the day the Browns assembled for the start of training camp, Mike Pettine laid out the objectives for each phase of his team."
- "Browns rookie lineman Danny Shelton having huge impact" (AP) - "His frizzy hair flowing from the back of his helmet and those tree-trunk-sized calves separate Danny Shelton from others on the Browns' practice field."
- "Geno Smith Wasn’t Better Than His Backup" (538) - "In the most surreal bit of sports news to hit Tuesday’s wires, Geno Smith, the incumbent starting quarterback for the New York Jets, is going to miss six to 10 weeks with an injury."
- "Bills claim IK Enemkpali, the player who punched Geno Smith" (CBS) - "The Bills and Jets rivalry probably doesn't need to be spiced up, but Rex Ryan has decided to spice things up anyway. The Bills have claimed linebacker IK Enemkpali off of waivers..."
- "Judge Berman grills both sides during Wednesday’s Brady hearing" (PFT) - "Wednesday’s hearing in the Tom Brady case is underway in Manhattan after Judge Richard Berman met with both the NFL and Brady’s team privately to discuss the possibility of a settlement."
- "Hideous Tom Brady rendering connects with the people" (NFL.com) - "So yeah, it looks like the U.S. District Court in New York that serves as the setting for Tom Brady's suspension appeal got stuck with the backup sketch artist on Wednesday."
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