The Cardinals and Packers made big gains in the NFC playoff picture, John Clayton writes. Plus, Seattle's SB jinx, AFC West intrigue and more.
Compelling storylines surround the remaining unbeatens, John Clayton writes. Plus, RG III's latest setback, more Saints road woes and more.
The Seahawks have youth on their side, but the talent-rich NFC boasts plenty of threats, writes John Clayton.
Clayton's mailbag: Pete Carroll and the Seahawks are trying to prove that defense still wins championships.
The Saints' road woes continued in Week 15. Plus, the Patriots' harsh reality without Gronk, and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Thanks to the AFC's mediocre middle, 4-6 teams remain viable playoff contenders.
Plenty of teams made big splashes early in free agency, but keep an eye on those who waited for smart bargains, writes John Clayton.
The teams that spent the most in 2012 got little bang for their buck. Plus, answers to reader questions.
Peyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro team, which includes clear choices at the skill positions and tough calls elsewhere.
There's still plenty of intrigue regarding the NFC playoff race, writes John Clayton.
The 2012 season has been marked by close games, but that wasn't the case Sunday, writes John Clayton.
No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.
Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
With young talent and shrewd moves, the Bengals are getting it right, writes John Clayton.
Recent wild finishes reinforce the necessity of having a quarterback who can thrive in the fourth quarter, John Clayton writes.
This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.