- "Did the Browns tank in 2016 and start a trend the Jets are following?" (Plain Dealer) - "Inevitably, the word "tank" began to come up more and more as the Browns limped to a 1-15 season, securing the No. 1 pick in the draft. Now it seems to be the Jets' turn."
- "Opportunity is calling for the Browns' draft class of 2016" (Grossi) - "The theory behind hording draft picks is the “50 percent rule,” that even the very best personnel departments can hope only to hit on 50 percent of their selections."
- "NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL Unions Prepare for Sports Gambling" (MMQB) - "Representatives from the players associations of the four major professional sports league have been meeting in NYC to discuss what’s becoming almost an inevitability: the legalization of sports gambling."
- "Taylor Decker suffers torn labrum, out 4-6 months" (NFL) - "The budding star offensive lineman underwent surgery for a torn labrum this week and received a recovery timetable of four to six months, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. This would make Decker a realistic candidate to start the season on the physically unable to perform list."