- How KhaDarel Hodge is using a tour of Houston restaurants to inspire change (clevelandbrowns.com) - When KhaDarel Hodge woke up on June 7, grabbed his phone and scrolled through Instagram, the idea hit him. Hodge was swiping through photos of friends participating in social justice protests, supporting black-owned businesses and showing their support for the movement to eliminate racial injustice when he found the perfect way to continue contributing to the local black community.
- Browns offense primed for big jump (ESPN) - Better, worse or the same? That’s the question here about the Cleveland Browns, who, despite entering last season with plenty of hype, faltered to a 6-10 finish, extending the NFL’s longest playoff drought to 18 years. And so, after a busy offseason, are the Browns actually better, at least on paper? A position-by-position look gives us a better feel of whether they are. First, the offense.
- Browns fan from England has repped his team hard since the late 1980s (cleveland.com) - Like any kid, Howard Clegg wanted to go to Disney World. But upon going to America for the first time, Clegg saw something other than the magical kingdom that has provided a spark to his life. It was the early 1980s, when he was 12 years old. During the first night, he saw American football on television for the first time.
- What kind of impact can Grant Delpit make in Cleveland? (Browns Nation) - Going into the offseason the Cleveland Browns knew that they needed to upgrade at the safety position. They selected LSU safety Grant Delpit during the second round of this year’s draft. He has a few holes in his game, but has pure first-round talent and should be a long-term solution for the Browns at the safety spot.
- Seattle Seahawks rookie TE Colby Parkinson breaks foot (seattlepi.com) - Seattle Seahawks rookie fourth-round pick Colby Parkinson recently broke his foot, according to a report Friday from the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
- Report: 49ers player tests positive for COVID-19 (The Mercury News) - A San Francisco 49ers player who was working out in Nashville, Tennessee, has tested positive for COVID-19, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday.
- George Preston Marshall’s monument removed from RFK grounds (The Washington Post) - As morning broke in Washington on Juneteenth, the day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, the long-standing monument to Washington Redskins founding owner George Preston Marshall, the last NFL owner to integrate his team’s roster, was dismantled and removed from the grounds outside RFK Stadium.
- Jamal Adams would love to join Buccaneers (NY Post) - The Buccaneers are the team the rest of the NFL can’t stop thinking about. Except for Jamal Adams.