- Browns offense going back to the future (247Sports) - Browns fans watching the first three games of the season continually wondered when would the Browns offense look as smooth and efficient as it did in the second half of the 2018 season. During that time, the Browns offense averaged just under 24 points a game and the Browns won five of their final seven games.
- Odell Beckham out to erase memory of his lone playoff loss (cleveland.com) - Odell Beckham Jr. was held to a career-low 20 yards on a two catches — tied for a career-fewest — against the Ravens last week, but the only stats that mattered to him were the 40-25 victory and the first place standing in the AFC North at 2-2.
- Denzel Ward, Greedy Williams questionable for Monday night (ohio.com) - On Saturday, the Browns listed starting cornerbacks Denzel Ward and Greedy Williams as questionable to play on “Monday Night Football” against the San Francisco 49ers. Hamstring injuries suffered in the same practice on Sept. 19 have sidelined Ward and Williams for the past two games.
- Antonio Callaway says it’s ‘go time’ as he prepares for 2019 debut (clevelandbrowns.com) - The last month hasn’t been the easiest on Antonio Callaway, but he maintained his focus to be ready for his Week 5 debut. That comes Monday night in San Francisco, and the second-year wide receiver said he’s prepared for whatever kind of workload he’s given.
- Josh Allen clears concussion protocol (buffalobills.com) - The Bills got some welcome news on Saturday. The three players who were in concussion protocol during the week have been medically cleared to play, meaning Josh Allen, Pat DiMarco and Dean Marlowe are all available to play against the Titans in Tennessee on Sunday.
- NFL finds another illegal hit by Vontaze Burfict (ESPN) - The NFL has informed Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict that he hit another defenseless Indianapolis Colts player in last Sunday’s game, agent Lamont Smith told ESPN’s Josina Anderson.
- A.J. Green sees value in Fitzgerald’s lasting tenure (NFL.com) - A.J. Green is patiently waiting for his return from an offseason ankle injury that has snake-bitten his ninth season, but the Bengals star wideout will take solace from the sideline on Sunday as he watches his mentor Larry Fitzgerald.
- The declining interception rate in the NFL (si.com) - Pro Football Hall of Famer Paul Krause hasn’t played since the 1979 season, but he still goes to every Vikings home game and keeps in touch with the players and coaches. The 77-year-old former safety holds the league’s all-time interceptions record with 81 in his career, and he recalls one time when Vikings coach Mike Zimmer approached him and asked, “How do I find another you?”