- How Browns can get OBJ going (NFL.com) - It’s time the Browns begin calling plays for OBJ in this critical part of the field if they want to begin to entertain their fan base and reverse the first-half blues.
- Myles Garrett can see Browns at 10-6 (cleveland.com) - Myles Garrett still thinks the Browns can run the table, but he’s more concerned with winning for his teammates than some of the fair-weather fans that have jumped off the bandwagon.
- Chad Thomas expected to make starting debut on Sunday (beaconjournal.com) - Major Nine will finally play a major role for the Browns. Chad Thomas was a forgotten man last season, but now the Browns are counting on the second-year NFL player whose rapper stage name is Major Nine.
- JC Tretter grateful to make Cleveland home (Browns Zone) - Center JC Tretter owes the rest of the offensive linemen a night out, but it’s worth it because he gets to make Cleveland his long-term home.
- Redskins elect not to pay Trent Williams’ $5.1M salary (ESPN) - After placing offensive tackle Trent Williams on the non-football injury list, the Washington Redskins have elected not to pay his remaining $5.1 million base salary for the 2019 season.
- Patrick Mahomes to start on Sunday (The Guardian) - Patrick Mahomes will start for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, just over two weeks after the quarterback’s season was jeopardized by a dislocated kneecap.
- JuJu vs. Jalen a marquee matchup (triblive.com) - JuJu Smith-Schuster has dealt with the difficulty of trying to catch passes while drawing double teams, so the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver welcomes his next challenge. When the Los Angeles Rams visit the Steelers on Sunday at Heinz Field, Smith-Schuster expects two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Jalen Ramsey to be covering him.
- At Tennessee Titans Games, the Fiercest Tailgaters Are Kurds (NY Times) - Nashville’s big Kurdish community has fallen hard for football, and parking-lot feasts that feature biryani but no alcohol.