Compelling storylines surround the remaining unbeatens, John Clayton writes. Plus, RG III's latest setback, more Saints road woes and more.
Clayton's mailbag: The 2013 playoffs have rejuvenated the importance of the ground game.
Weather and rematches are among the compelling storylines for the wild-card playoffs, John Clayton writes.
John Clayton's First and 10: With all four division titles and every playoff seed still undecided, the NFC will own most of the Week 17 spotlight.
John Clayton's First and 10: With several teams on the verge of clinching playoff spots, late-season divisional games are losing some luster.
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.
The pistol and read option have staying power, but defenses will eventually adjust. Plus, 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.
No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.
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.
In a week of surprises, the Rams-49ers tie tops them all, writes John Clayton.