- Tyrod Taylor in concussion protocol as Browns look to heal up (clevelandbrowns.com) - Browns veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor entered the league’s concussion protocol during Thursday’s win over the Jets, and the team will continue to monitor his progress over the coming days.
- The future is now for Baker Mayfield (PFF) - It took an injury to Tyrod Taylor to make it happen, but the Baker Mayfield era began in Cleveland on Thursday Night Football against the New York Jets.
- Carlos Hyde announces the birth of his first son (ohio.com) - Browns running back Carlos Hyde went from cradling a football to cradling a baby. Hyde announced the birth of his son, Carlos Jr., via Twitter at 9:27 a.m. Friday.
- Hue Jackson to name starting QB on Monday (cleveland.com) - Browns coach Hue Jackson won’t name Baker Mayfield his starter until Monday after he meets with Mayfield and Tyrod Taylor and tells them first.
Ranking NFL’s 0-2 teams (ESPN) - The NFL season is two weeks old, and a minimum of six organizations are already essentially eliminated from postseason contention. It seems crazy to think that a team could go from dreaming about a deep playoff run to thinking about the 2019 offseason in a matter of 14 days, but history tells us that a team can ruin its season quicker than you might think.
Ramsey, Fournette questionable (jaguars.com) - Jalen Ramsey is questionable for Sunday. That’s new as of Friday afternoon, with four other Jaguars players – including starting running back Leonard Fournette – also listed as questionable for the Jaguars’ first AFC South game of the 2018 season.
Josh Gordon listed as questionable for game against Lions (PFT) - The New England Patriots listed Josh Gordon as questionable for Sunday night’s game against the Lions as a result of that hamstring issue. Right tackle Marcus Cannon, cornerback Keion Crossen and safety Nate Ebner are also listed as questionable.