- David Njoku sends strong message on future with Browns (Heavy.com) - avid Njoku appears fully committed to the Cleveland Browns after a tumultuous year, reaffirming that in a social media post this week.
- Browns rookies reported to camp today (Browns Wire) - While all the focus is on training camp opening next week for the Cleveland Browns, as well as most other NFL teams, today marked the arrival of the rookies in Berea.
- Browns sign Greg Newsome II, Anthony Schwartz, wrapping up their 2021 draft class (Beacon Journal) - The entire Browns 2021 NFL Draft class is under contract, a formality completed with the franchise finalizing the deals of cornerback Greg Newsome II and wide receiver Anthony Schwartz.
- New throwback uniforms honor 75th anniversary of inaugural 1946 team (Browns Zone) - The Browns are launching it all the way back with the throwback uniform they’ll wear this season. The 75th anniversary edition commemorates the team’s first season in 1946. The latest addition to the team’s wardrobe debuted at about 12:05 a.m. Saturday on the Browns mobile app. The Browns will wear the uniforms for a handful of yet-to-be announced games this season.
- NFL to fine unvaccinated players $14,650 for any violation of COVID-19 protocol (ESPN) - Unvaccinated NFL players will be subjected to a fine of $14,650 every time they violate COVID-19 procedures. A spotlight was put on the punishment after a report that Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians would fine a player “$14,000 on the spot every time he isn’t wearing a mask or is breaking a protocol.”
- Seahawks willing to make Jamal Adams NFL’s highest-paid safety with new deal (NFL.com) - The Denver Broncos made Justin Simmons the highest-paid safety in the NFL earlier this offseason. Jamal Adams should leapfrog him soon. NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported Friday on NFL NOW that a deal between Adams and the Seattle Seahawks making the former first-round pick the top-paid player at his position should come down before the start of the season.
- Michael Thomas’ delayed start to season the latest blow during Saints’ offseason (The Times-Picayune) - If you’re a Saints fan, the expletive of your choice is probably how you reacted to the latest news. After all, it wasn’t supposed to be this complicated for the New Orleans Saints.