- "Josh McCown optimistic he'll be cleared from concussion by Friday" (Plain Dealer) - "Josh McCown is optimistic he'll be cleared from his concussion to practice Friday, a source told Northeast Ohio Media Group, and coach Mike Pettine indicated Thursday that he'll start him Sunday against the Titans if he is."
- "Karlos Dansby, Delanie Walker miss practice again" (PFT) - "Though the pending Browns quarterback decision is the biggest mystery surrounding Sunday’s Browns-Titans game, both teams are dealing with injuries to key veterans at other positions."
- "Armonty Bryant, Orchard Expected to Step Up" (OBR) - "Scott Solomon had a meteoric rise in the Browns defensive scheme. Unfortunately, it only lasted just two plays. Solomon injured his ankle on the second play of the game against the Jets in the season opener and will miss anywhere from two to six weeks..."
- "Travis Coons' 48-yard extra point might be an NFL record -- or not" (ESPN) - "Cleveland Browns placekicker Travis Coons had a 48-yard extra point in the team’s season-opening loss, which might be an NFL record. Except nobody seems to know."
- "Bills RB LeSean McCoy (hamstring) leaves practice" (NFL.com) - "The Bills are exercising patience with running back LeSean McCoy. Just days away from Buffalo's much-hyped matchup against the New England Patriots, McCoy left practice on Thursday with soreness in his hamstring."
- "First look at Jason Pierre-Paul’s hand without bandage after fireworks accident" (NYDN) - "Jason Pierre-Paul, and his nine fingers, has been spotted. Photos exclusively obtained by the Daily News show Pierre-Paul without a bandage for the first time..."
- "Ex-ref was once 'suspicious' of Pats' Jim McNally, reported him to NFL" (CBS) - "When Patriots locker-room attendant Jim McNally was investigated for the part he played in Deflategate earlier this year, it wasn't the first time that someone suspected McNally of altering footballs before a game."
- "If The Patriots Are Cheating At Home, The Stats Don’t Show It" (538) - "After the Steelers’ Week 1 game against the Patriots, Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin said he couldn’t communicate with his coaching staff like he wanted to..."