- Myles Garrett, Joel Bitonio voted second-team All-Pro (ohio.com) - Two Browns linemen — defensive end Myles Garrett and left guard Joel Bitonio — were named second-team selections on the Associated Press 2018 NFL All-Pro Team. No Browns players were named first-team All-Pro.
- Organizer: Credit Baker Mayfield, not the parade (ESPN) - Just less than one year ago, about 3,200 Cleveland Browns fans marched in frigid weather to voice their displeasure about the state of their favorite team. One year later, the Browns have completed the biggest turnaround in team history: from zero wins to seven, and more importantly, from hopelessness to optimism.
- Browns interview Dan Campbell for head coach position (clevelandbrowns.com) - The Browns on Friday interviewed Saints assistant head coach/tight ends Dan Campbell for the team’s head coach opening.
- I was wrong about Baker Mayfield (Terry Pluto/cleveland.com) - I never thought Baker Mayfield was another Johnny Manziel. But I had a lot of concerns about Mayfield as an NFL quarterback. It began with him being barely 6-feet tall.
- Josh McDaniels, Dan Campbell betting favorites for HC (DPD) - The Cleveland Browns have a long list of candidates for their head coaching vacancy, with Josh McDaniels and Dan Campbell listed as the betting favorites for the job.
- Steelers part ways with linebacker coach Joey Porter (NFL.com) - Mike Tomlin promised changes after the Pittsburgh Steelers missed the playoffs. Those changes have begun. The Steelers announced they parted ways with outside linebackers coach Joey Porter.
- Packers to interview Adam Gase (Acme Packing Company) - According to Tom Silverstein, the Packers will interview Gase for their open head coaching position in the coming days, making Green Bay the third team to speak to him about such a vacancy.
- Joe Flacco prepares for playoff run as a backup (ESPN) - Joe Flacco will back up Lamar Jackson in Sunday’s wild-card game against the Los Angeles Chargers, just six years after he led the Baltimore Ravens to a Super Bowl championship.
- Nick Foles and Eagles in familiar territory (si.com) - Been there, done that: Again in 2018, Philly called on its modest (but statistically mind-blowing) backup QB to save the season. Now heading into the playoffs, he and the Super Bowl champs are, justifiably, loaded with confidence. After all, they’ve seen it before.