- "Haslam preaches continuity and faith in top men" (Plain Dealer) - "Jimmy and Dee Haslam recently held a full staff meeting in Berea and preached continuity after what could be only the second 0-16 season in the history of the NFL..."
- "Jackson handling losses like a champ" (C-T) - "I have covered a lot of coaches — seven since taking over the beat in 2004 — and seen plenty of breakdowns. The losing gets to everyone and Jackson isn’t immune. He showed me how much he cares."
- "Can the Browns still salvage their season?" (OBR) - "At the three-quarter mark of the 2016 season, what can the Browns do to still salvage their season and accomplish some of the things they need to find out?"
- "‘That’s So Browns’ moments of 2016 season pile up" (ABJ) - "With 26 starting quarterbacks since 1999, the Browns have been the laughingstock of the league for some time. But this has been a season unlike any other..."
- "Injuries: Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul injures groin" (NFL.com) - "Jason Pierre-Paul went to the locker room late in the first half of the Giants' loss to the Steelers. The team announced it was a groin injury for the big pass rusher."
- "Cam Newton sat out Panthers' 1st play due to dress code violation" (ESPN) - "Cam Newton was held out of the opening series of Sunday night's 40-7 loss to the Seahawks due to a dress code violation."
- "Stage is set for epic Ravens-Steelers playoff race" (CBS) - "The first half of the 2016 NFL season was pretty blah, with bad teams playing bad games and many questions about quality of play."