- "McCown likely on Vikings' radar to replace Teddy Bridgewater, but Browns unlikely to part with him" (Plain Dealer) - "Browns backup quarterback Josh McCown is likely on the Vikings' radar to replace Teddy Bridgewater as they huddle today to explore their options, but the Browns are unlikely to part with the 14-year veteran."
- "Hue Jackson: Browns can't live in 'long-ball heaven'" (ESPN) - "The Browns need to show them, which is why Griffin and the rest of the starters will play in the preseason finale. Jackson would not say how long; that might depend on how the Browns play and how the game goes."
- "RG3 says Bears game is 'chance to improve'" (OBR) - "The Browns have only scored four touchdowns thus far in the preseason, all through the passing game. The common theme for Griffin is consistency and sustaining drives, not just hitting on the occasional big play."
- "Cleveland Browns 2016 Season Cheat Sheet" (PFF) - "Another season, another new front office and coaching staff. Such is the norm on the shores of Lake Erie, as Cleveland fans have suffered the better part of two decades. To shake the rut, owner Jimmy Haslam went outside the box and brought in Paul DePodesta and Sashi Brown..."
- "Players cleared by NFL in PEDs investigation" (AP) - "NFL stars James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers can start the regular season without having the specter of a league investigation over whether they used performance-enhancing drugs hanging over their heads."
- "The beginning of the end of the Ryan family dynasty is upon us" (CBS) - "It is rare to watch a once dominant species go extinct, to see something that once helped define an ecosystem fade before your eyes and then, whoosh, vanish."
- "Steelers claim Mettenberger, put Gradkowski on IR" (NFL.com) - "One day after being waived by the Chargers, the 6-foot-5 Mettenberger finds himself behind a fellow giant gunslinger, Ben Roethlisberger, and Landry Jones. Mettenberger fills the void left by Bruce Gradkowski..."
- "Appeal of concussion settlement will indeed continue" (PFT) - "More than three years after the NFL and a class of thousands of former players agreed on terms of the settlement of the concussion class action, the settlement still won’t be finalized."