Browns ready to see Lamar Jackson in some capacity (PFT) - Jets safety Jamal Adams recently lamented the fact that his team wasn’t prepared for Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, the first pick in round one of the draft. As the Browns prepare to face the team taken with pick No. 32 in the draft, they’re ready to see Lamar Jackson.
Myles Garrett determined to finish (ohio.com) - Myles Garrett came so close to registering a game-changing sack in crunch time Sunday against Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr that he was still shaking his head about it five days later.
Nick Chubb named Rookie of the Week (clevelandbrowns.com) - Nick Chubb’s breakout game against Oakland could earn him more carries going forward. At the very least, it earned him the NFL Rookie of the Week.
NFL admits blown call in Browns loss to Raiders (ESPN) - The NFL acknowledged Friday that an errant whistle cost the Cleveland Brownsa fumble recovery in their 45-42 overtime loss to the Oakland Raiders last Sunday.
Odell Beckham Jr. not happy about Giants offense (NYDN) - The Giants now are officially Odell Beckham Jr.’s team, not Eli Manning’s. And while that already was true the second Beckham signed his five-year, $90 million extension on Aug. 27, coach Pat Shurmur’s refusal on Friday to reprimand Beckham for comments critical of the team and quarterback sealed it.
Biggest surprises of the season so far (NFL.com) - What are the biggest surprises of the 2018 NFL season to date? Dan Hanzus takes a look at six of them -- and predicts whether the development will continue in each case.
Jerry Jones closes the door on Dez Bryant (105.3 The Fan) - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones closed the door on a potential return for former receiver Dez Bryant.
Travis Benjamin to miss 2-3 weeks with foot injury (Chargers Wire) - Per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Chargers wide receiver Travis Benjamin, who was sporting a cast on his foot at practice today, is expected to be out two to three weeks. He’s battled a foot injury much of the season. The hope is he’s back by the Titans game or perhaps after the Week 8 bye.