John Clayton's First and 10: With several teams on the verge of clinching playoff spots, late-season divisional games are losing some luster.
The AFC playoff picture is coming into focus, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Colts' issues, Carson Palmer's regression and more.
Weather was a big factor, especially in Chicago, writes John Clayton. Plus, more validation for Chip Kelly, tough times for the Harbaughs and more.
Mailbag: Teams that hand out punishment, instead of waiting for the league do it, are sending a strong message that could deter more incidents, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: The break before training camp is no vacation for teams with decisions to make, writes John Clayton.
Plenty of teams made big splashes early in free agency, but keep an eye on those who waited for smart bargains, writes John Clayton.
Expect Tavon Austin, DeAndre Hopkins and Robert Woods to emerge as offensive ROY candidates, writes John Clayton.
An innovative scheduling software is helping teams avoid three-game road trips and other dreaded quirks, writes John Clayton.
Both new and old rivalries dot an exciting 2013 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
Free agency in 2013 has been fast and furious, with big deals, lots of cuts and new coaches making multiple moves, writes John Clayton.
The NFC playoffs are deep with versatile young quarterbacks and powerful runners.
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.
Expand the playoffs? It's a question of when, not if, John Clayton writes.
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.