- "Will Hue Jackson jump in Lake Erie? If so, Paul Hoynes has some tips for him" (Plain Dealer) - "Well, Browns coach Hue Jackson said after last season that if the Browns went 1-15 again this year, he would "be swimming in the lake.""
- "Cleveland Browns Postgame Scribbles: Big question ... where is progress?" (Pluto) - "Where's the progress? That's a fair question to ask. A year ago, the Browns were 1-15. Hue Jackson promised he'd "jump in the lake" if that happened again. Well, they are 0-15. Jackson fell into his usual "we continue to fight" mantra."
- "Duke Johnson makes some Browns history in loss to Bears" (Browns.com) - "Duke Johnson Jr. set a team record with his 66th reception of the season, giving him the most ever by Browns running back in a single year. He finished with seven catches for 81 yards, giving him 68 for 618 on the season -- both of which are team highs."
- "Browns have chance to get two of the top 6 players in country" (The OBR) - "The Browns will have two picks in the top nine--likely top six--of the 2018 NFL Draft for the first time in franchise history."