- "Releasing Karlos Dansby makes Browns younger, but not better" (ESPN) - "By exchanging Karlos Dansby for Demario Davis, the Cleveland Browns got younger. But they sure didn't get better. Davis has been a nice player for the Jets for four years. Solid, dependable, durable..."
- "The Fall of Johnny Football" (MMQB) - "For 73 days last spring, Johnny Manziel woke up atop a mountain. In evergreen-thick acres of pastoral Pennsylvania, Manziel was, for the first time in his life, secluded. The Browns quarterback had entered Caron Treatment Center..."
- "Danny Shelton: ‘I think I can be that guy’ the Browns defense needs" (Browns.com) - "Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton said last month he has big expectations when it comes to Danny Shelton, the hulking second-year defensive tackle and team’s first-round draft pick last year."
- "Could the 2016 Browns really be the least talented team in modern NFL History?" (WFNY) - "Cleveland can add talent in free agency and the upcoming draft, but the NFL Draft has been a wasteland of busted picks and disappointing careers for the Browns since 1999."
- "Roundup: Browns sign linebacker Demario Davis" (NFL.com) - "Maligned early in free agency for the flow of players out of the building, the Cleveland Browns' brass put a win on the board Wednesday."
- "NFL links football, CTE; could it affect $1 billion deal?" (AP) - "On the contentious issue of concussions, the NFL has relented on a once-steadfast stance. Yes, the league acknowledged publicly for the first time, there is a connection..."
- "A look at five of the best remaining NFL free agents" (Sports on Earth) - "NFL's free agency period is a week old and, as usual, the top names have already been signed to big-money deals. But there is still talent to be had..."
- "The Complete History Of The NFL" (FiveThirtyEight) - "How do you rate an NFL team across decades of play? One method is Elo, a simple measure of strength based on game-by-game results."