Intriguing Seahawks-Patriots matchup is no surprise, and it should deliver another Super Bowl thriller, writes John Clayton.
NFC divisional Q&A: Are the Seahawks or Packers beatable at home? John Clayton explores this and other key questions.
John Clayton's First & Goal: The Steelers, 6-1 against teams with .500 records or better, might have the most potential among the wild-card round participants. Plus, the Colts' friendly matchup, a battle of wills and more.
John Clayton's mailbag: Mark Sanchez's rapid success underscores Chip Kelly's coaching brilliance. Plus, too much AFC North love?
No lead is safe with the QB field left in the playoffs and recent history sides with No. 6 seeds, John Clayton writes.
Playoff experience is paying off at QB. Plus, the importance of Michael Crabtree, the Saints' best plan of attack and more.
Weather and rematches are among the compelling storylines for the wild-card playoffs, John Clayton writes.
After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.
With the Ravens' wild-card game possibly being Ray Lewis' last at home, emotions will run high in Baltimore, John Clayton writes.
The Bears' loss kept the NFC wild-card race interesting, writes John Clayton.
Teams are taking fewer chances on long-term deals, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
Aaron Rodgers and Eli Manning both know firsthand the hard road to the Super Bowl, writes John Clayton.
After the dust settled in the wild-card round, these are the 10 burning questions for the AFC divisional playoffs, John Clayton writes.
With Rashard Mendenhall out, a gimpy Ben Roethlisberger will be forced to do even more for the Steelers, writes John Clayton.
John Clayton offers up his NFC regular-season report card and says the Packers, Saints, Lions and 49ers stand out.
The Ravens, Bengals and Texans have the best grades in the AFC this season, John Clayton writes.