- 49ers DC Robert Saleh says he’d keep Browns’ soon-to-be DC Joe Woods if he could (cleveland.com) - San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh says he’d love to keep defensive backs coach and passing game coordinator Joe Woods from leaving to take the Browns’ defensive coordinator job if he could.
- Browns don’t plan to trade Odell Beckham Jr. (Browns Wire) - FL.com insider Ian Rapoport threw some cold water on the hot trade takes on Friday. In a live broadcast report from the Super Bowl LIV festivities, Rapoport declared the Browns are still happy to be in the Odell Beckham Jr. business.
- Abnormal offseason is normal for disorganized, dysfunctional Browns (Browns Zone) - Do the Browns ever have a “normal” offseason? A quiet offseason? An offseason in which everyone in the team bunker on Lou Groza Boulevard isn’t diving to the floor to avoid another one of those screeching, rapidly deflating unemployment balloons rocketing unpredictably over, around and through the already-jumpy executive offices?
- The best 49ers-Chiefs preview you will read (ESPN) - Super Bowl LIV feels like the dawning of a new era. For the first time since the 2015 season, the New England Patriots will not be competing in the NFL’s title game. With serious questions about the future of Tom Brady and the viability of the New England dynasty, Sunday (6:30 p.m. ET, Fox) brings an opportunity for two of the league’s most vibrant, entertaining teams to take their place as the league’s new model franchise.
- Polamalu, Atwater, James lead 2020 Hall of Fame class (NFL.com) - Just over two weeks after 15 footballing greats were announced as members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class of 2020, the 20-person fraternity was rounded out by five modern-era nominees. Steve Atwater, Isaac Bruce, Steve Hutchinson, Edgerrin James and Troy Polamalu will be enshrined in Canton, Ohio this summer, as announced Saturday night at NFL Honors. The enshrinees range in experience and patience; Polamalu got in in his first year of eligibility, while Atwater finally reached Canton in his 16th.
- Lamar Jackson Named 2019 NFL MVP in Unanimous Selection (si.com) - Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson was named the AP’s Most Valuable Player on Saturday night. He was a unanimous selection, receiving every first-place vote for only the second time ever.