NFL Notebook: Detroit Lions won't ditch 'wide-nine' D
While Lions coach Jim Caldwell has promised to fix the play of QB Matthew Stafford, don't expect Detroit's 'wide-nine' defense to vanish from existence in 2014. That and more in our Wednesday notebook.
Browns sign veteran return man Smith to fill in for Cribbs
The Cleveland Browns plan to sign kick returner Clifton Smith, who will step in for Pro Bowl return man Josh Cribbs, according to source with knowledge of the situation.
OT format proposal a step forward, but doesn't go far enough
A controversial proposal to alter the overtime format in playoff games will be presented to the owners in Orlando, but does it do enough to fix the entire problem?