- "Hue Jackson fell in love with Robert Griffin III at private workout" (NFL.com) - "In a recent meeting that included a number of team executives, Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson explained with wide eyes to those in attendance, including owner Jimmy Haslam..."
- "Out of options, RG3 had only one place to go" (Yahoo! Sports) - "There are times when NFL free agency is defined by a coveted player who gets to carefully choose from an onslaught of opportunity. And there are other times, more trying times..."
- "Why RG III Isn't Cleveland's Long-Term Answer at QB" (PFF) - "By the end of Griffin’s tenure in Washington, he was an unworkable disaster at QB—a far cry from the exciting rookie we saw back in 2012. In 2014, RG III earned a -14.0 cumulative PFF grade on just 472 snaps..."
- "No downside to the Browns landing RG3" (WFNY) - "What? You’ve got a better plan? I’m not celebrating like I would have had the Mike Holmgren-led Cleveland Browns traded up to get Robert Griffin III in 2012, but compared to the Browns’ prospects at quarterback..."
- "Does RG3 make a positive impact on Cleveland's outlook for 2016?" (SportsLine) - "CG Technology opened the Browns' 2016 win total at 4.5 last month and bettors fading Cleveland pushed the number to 4. Thursday's signing of Robert Griffin III did not exactly cause an earthquake..."
- "How quarterbacks have fared with their second NFL teams" (ESPN) - "Robert Griffin III has found a new team in the Cleveland Browns for what will be his fifth season in the NFL. Griffin isn’t the first quarterback drafted in the top-two picks to switch teams, though."
- "In N.F.L., Deeply Flawed Concussion Research and Ties to Big Tobacco" (NYT) - "The National Football League was on the clock. With several of its marquee players retiring early after a cascade of frightening concussions, the league formed a committee in 1994..."
- "Here's why the Seahawks might have to cut Marshawn Lynch" (CBS) - "The Seattle Seahawks should probably tell Marshawn Lynch that tweeting out a retirement announcement doesn't actually make you retired in the NFL."