- "Browns hire Clyde Simmons to coach defensive line, fire Robert Nunn" (C-T) - "The overhaul of the defensive coaching staff continued Tuesday as Clyde Simmons was hired to coach the line..."
- "David Modell and wounds that still haven't healed for Cleveland Browns fans" (Plain Dealer) - "The death of David Modell from lung cancer over the weekend brought back memories for many Cleveland Browns fans."
- "Joe Thomas outraged at report on excessive Oregon workouts" (ESPN) - "Joe Thomas was critical of Oregon coaches and the NCAA after The Oregonian reported that several Ducks were hospitalized after a series of workouts."
- "Browns should use 12th pick in a trade if they don’t draft a QB at No. 1" (MJ) - "The Browns can’t possibly be thinking ‘no thanks’ to drafting a quarterback in the first round of the NFL Draft. It’s the Browns. Anything is possible..."
- "Sources: 49ers plan to offer Kyle Shanahan head-coaching job" (ESPN) - "The San Francisco 49ers plan to offer their head-coaching job to Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan once Atlanta's season ends..."
- "Philip Rivers fine with L.A., not pushing for trade" (NFL.com) - "Chargers are fleeing San Diego, inquiring football minds want to know: Is Philip Rivers onboard with the idea of spending the remainder of his career in Los Angeles?"
- "Cowboys delay talk of Romo's future, likely knowing answer" (AP) - "Those closest to Tony Romo on the Cowboys aren't ready to discuss the future of the Dallas quarterback, probably because they know the likely final answer."
- "Roger Goodell is going out of his way to not see Patriots in AFC title game" (CBS) - "Roger Goodell has been conspicuous in his absence from New England over the last few weeks and, really, the last few years."