A thrilling day of football was a welcome sight for the NFL, John Clayton writes. Plus, the battle-tested Seahawks, a QB youth movement and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: In the wake of off-field controversy, the NFL needs on-field excitement to generate more favorable headlines.
John Clayton's Mailbag: The big-spending Buccaneers, off to an 0-2 start, are the latest example of how money doesn't buy championships.
Compelling storylines surround the remaining unbeatens, John Clayton writes. Plus, RG III's latest setback, more Saints road woes and more.
John Clayton's mailbag: Completion percentage is trending upward, but the league is misfiring with off-the-field issues.
The Bengals cleared a significant hurdle, John Clayton writes. Plus, Dallas' struggles, the surprising AFC South and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Completion percentages could fall or spike due to spate of injuries at OL, CB
John Clayton's First and Goal: Division races get underway and suspensions could wreak havoc in potentially thrilling opening weekend.
John Clayton's mailbag: The last round of cuts showed that job security is shaky for players 30 and older.
John Clayton's mailbag: The officials' emphasis on pass-defense penalties was clear during the first wave of preseason games.
Gary Kubiak has helped resurrect the running game in Baltimore. Plus, Ravens rookie C.J. Mosley looks like he's for real, John Clayton writes.
Emerging talents Akiem Hicks and Brandin Cooks look poised to make the Saints even more dangerous, John Clayton writes.
The Patriots and Redskins devised a structure for their dual practices that could be the way of the future as teams try to maximize their limited camp time, John Clayton writes.
The most noticeable training camp observation about the Titans is their toughness, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: The Falcons added bulk and attitude in an attempt to rebound from a disappointing 4-12 season, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: The early days of training camps were marked by injuries, a scarcity of holdouts, Johnny Manziel's uphill battle and more, John Clayton writes.