- "What Bruce Smith sees in Browns rookie Myles Garrett" (ABJ) - "Legendary defensive end Bruce Smith stared at his Buffalo Bills teammates while they surrounded him before a game and instilled the dominant attitude that led to his enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame."
- "Dominique Alexander just as hungry, ready for bigger role" (Browns.com) - "The hunger hasn’t subsided. For Dominique Alexander, it’s only intensified. The undrafted linebacker impressed during training camp last year and found a niche on special teams to land a spot on the 53-man roster."
- "Kenny Britt: Cleveland Browns get a lot from Jason McCourty" (WKYC) - "When veteran defensive back Jason McCourty became available, the Browns were quick to bring him in for a visit, and then, reach an agreement on a contract."
- "Jabrill Peppers one of seven unsigned first round picks" (OBR) - "It's down to seven--including one of the Browns. There are just seven first-round draft choices from the 2017 NFL Draft that have yet to sign their rookie contracts, including the Browns' safety Jabrill Peppers."
- "Away from the NFL spotlight, financial ruin drove Clinton Portis to the brink of murder" (SI.com) - "Fortune pilfered, Clinton Portis contemplated revenge under the veil of darkness. On a handful of late nights and early mornings in 2013 he lurked in his car near a Washington, D.C.–area office building, pistol at his side..."
- "Cowboys' troubling trend of suspensions continues after David Irving's ban upheld" (CBS) - "David Irving's suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drugs policy was upheld, which means he'll be forced to miss the first four games of the Cowboys' season."
- "RB Karlos Williams suspended for at least full year, source says" (ESPN) - "Karlos Williams, who was surprisingly cut by the team before the 2016 season following a promising rookie campaign, has been suspended by the NFL for a period of at least one year after a third substance-abuse violation, a league source said."
- "Carson Palmer will decide on NFL future after season" (NFL.com) - "The Arizona Cardinals failed to draft a quarterback in April, leaving the organization's future at the mercy of Carson Palmer's desire to continue playing beyond 2017."