- Myles Garrett has access to Browns headquarters restored (Beacon Journal) - Myles Garrett is back in the building. The NFL recently permitted Garrett to return to Browns headquarters during his indefinite suspension, and three of the star defensive end’s teammates told the Beacon Journal they’re thrilled to be reunited with him.
- Jarvis Landry might need hip surgery in the offseason (cleveland.com) - Jarvis Landry, who was voted to his fifth straight Pro Bowl on Tuesday night, said he might need a procedure in the offseason to repair a hip which has bothered him all season. He declined to specify the nature of the injury, but undergoes extensive stretching before each practice.
- Sheldon Richardson says giving great effort is “only way I know how to play” (Browns Zone) - Defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson didn’t practice Wednesday or Thursday and was limited Friday with a sore back. He’ll be in the lineup Sunday against the Ravens (12-2), who’ve won 10 straight to clinch the AFC North.
- Freddie Kitchens: We don’t have an issue with guys playing hard (PFT) - When Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens was asked earlier this week about running back Kareem Hunt‘s assertion that some of the team’s players weren’t playing their hardest last Sunday, Kitchens said he had no issue with Hunt challenging his teammates.
- Michael Thomas on cusp of single-season catch record (NFL.com) - New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas gifted each of his teammates Jordan 11 Retro ‘Bred’ shoes this week. Eleven is an apropos number for Thomas.
- Steelers release Kameron Kelly in wake of South Side incident (triblive.com) - Hours after he was arraigned by Pittsburgh police following an incident at a South Side bar, Kameron Kelly was waived by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Daniel Jones’ first 10 starts compare favorably to recent first-round QBs (ESPN) - -- Daniel Jones has 10 starts under his belt, with the 11th expected to come Sunday on the road against Dwayne Haskins and the Washington Redskins (1 p.m. ET, Fox). It’s not enough to know for sure if the New York Giants nailed the No. 6 overall pick in this year’s draft, but history suggests it should be a fairly accurate indicator.
- Seahawk DT Al Woods suspended four games for using performance-enhancing drugs (Seattle Times) - The Seahawks have suffered their second loss of a player this week for violating the NFL’s policy on using performance enhancing drugs. Friday, it was reported that defensive tackle Al Woods has been suspended four games for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing drugs.