- "Joe Thomas believes Mitchell Trubisky is the quarterback to draft this year" (ABJ) - "Browns 10-time Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas thinks the franchise ought to enlist someone from its own backyard if it chooses to draft a quarterback..."
- "Browns foundation recognized for aiding Cleveland school children" (ESPN) - "The Browns were recognized Wednesday night for their efforts in the community. The team was given the 2016 Allan Krulak Golden Shoe Award..."
- "5 things to know from Ohio State’s Pro Day" (Browns.com) - "Hooker, who said at the Combine he hopes to be ready by rookie minicamp, said he started running in the pool this week and did some light on-field work."
- "University of North Carolina, city of Chapel Hill rooting hard for Mitchell Trubisky" (MJ) - "For three seasons, he roamed the campus in relative obscurity among the reported enrollment of more than 29,000."
- "NFL owners mull cut of regular-season overtime to 10 minutes" (AP) - "NFL owners will consider proposals next week to cut regular-season overtime from 15 minutes to 10; eliminate players leaping over the line on kick plays..."
- "Competition Committee proposes change to hiring procedures for coaches" (PFT) - "The NFL has plenty of rules that often are ignored. Unless those rules are going to be enforced, they should be changed."
- "24 Hours ... With Adam Schefter" (MMQB) - "What’s life like for the NFL’s top news-breaker on his biggest day of the year? We went behind the scenes with ESPN’s Adam Schefter for the whirlwind first day of 2017 free agency..."
- "Free agency roundup: Quinton Patton signs with Jets" (NFL.com) - "Former fourth-round pick Quinton Patton agreed to terms, the Jets announced Thursday. Patton spent his first four years with the 49ers..."