Clayton's mailbag: September was marked by unexpected struggles in the NFC South and strange strategy with quarterbacks in the AFC East.
The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
The Texans and Falcons appear to be the class of their respective conferences, writes John Clayton.
The Bears, Lions, Jets are among teams that face major 2013-14 free-agent decisions, John Clayton writes.
Recent trades involving veteran skill position players haven't been what they at first appeared to be on paper, John Clayton writes.
The pool of qualified head-coaching candidates isn't nearly as deep as usual, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
Longevity is key when compiling NFL "best of" lists regarding teams, John Clayton writes.
Teams that want to travel for training camp need lead time to plan, and the lockout is endangering that, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
Baltimore beat the Broncos by using a smart defensive strategy and a healthy dose of the no-huddle offense. Look for Pittsburgh to use a similar strategy in Denver on Monday night, writes John Clayton.
The Raiders, who brought in three veteran quarterbacks to compete for backup jobs, released quarterback Andrew Walter, according to a source.
A year ago, the Cowboys descended upon Giants Stadium as the NFC's top dogs. Now the roles are reversed, as the Giants have the swagger -- and the clear upper hand on Sunday, writes John Clayton.
Expect to see the real Colts now that several key players are getting healthy, John Clayton writes.
John Clayton gives injury updates for the rest of the games in Week 13.
Inactive players for Sunday's 1 p.m. Week 4 games
Instant replay finally wore down its opponents as NFL owners voted 30-2 to make it a permanent fixture in games, John Clayton writes.
John Clayton breaks down the best games of Week 15, highlighted by the Colts' playing host to the Bengals on "MNF" in a battle between teams heading in opposite directions.