- Which Browns are on the bubble - and why - ahead of Sunday’s preseason finale (cleveland.com) - With final cutdown day set for Tuesday – NFL teams must trim their rosters from 80 to 53 players – Sunday’s game will be the final opportunity for many players to impress coaches and put a good performance on film.
- 5 things to watch in preseason finale vs. the Falcons (Browns Zone) - Coach Kevin Stefanski added spice to the preseason finale by announcing quarterback Baker Mayfield and “select” starters would play. NBC’s cameras and the eyes of many fans will be trained on Mayfield and the other big names, but the real drama will occur when they’ve retired to the sideline for the night. Here are five things to watch during the game.
- David Njoku believes he can be great after ascending from ‘a mental pit’ (Beacon Journal) - David Njoku looked around when all of the best tight ends in the NFL gathered earlier this summer and became convinced he could be as good as any of them. Njoku acknowledges what is easy to conclude from the outside looking in: The player who looks as if he were built in a tight end laboratory has yet to reach his potential since the Browns traded up in 2017 to draft him in the first round out of the University of Miami.
- Andre Knott Excavates 20 Years of Browns’ Misery With Fresh Interviews and Stories in New Podcast Series, ‘Brownstown’ (Cleveland Scene) - Andre Knott knows how some fans might initially react to his new podcast series Brownstown, which debuts next week and looks back at the miseries and failures of the last 20 years of Cleveland Browns football.
- What Gardner Minshew trade means for Philadelphia Eagles and impact on Jalen Hurts (ESPN) - The Eagles changed the look of their quarterback room by acquiring Gardner Minshew II from the Jacksonville Jaguars for a conditional sixth-round pick Saturday — and we’re not just talking about the mustache.
- Dolphins top candidate to land Deshaun Watson via trade (Yahoo Sports) - The Miami Dolphins have emerged as the front-runner in trade talks for Houston Texans star Deshaun Watson, sources told Yahoo Sports. The Texans are seeking three first-round draft picks and two second-round selections, a team that dropped out of trade discussions with Houston told Yahoo Sports.
- New York Giants LB Ryan Anderson suspended 6 games for PED violation (ABC 7) - New York Giants outside linebacker Ryan Anderson has been suspended for the first six games of the regular season for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, the league announced Saturday.