The pistol and read option have staying power, but defenses will eventually adjust. Plus, reader questions.
NFL fans were treated to a pre-Thanksgiving feast of close games, wild finishes and crazy offensive efforts, writes John Clayton.
This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.
Mario Williams goes back to Houston, where the Texans' defense is everything the Bills wanted theirs to become, John Clayton writes.
The Colts proved they are "Chuckstrong" in rallying past the Packers in support of their ailing coach, writes John Clayton.
Knee-jerk reactions are everywhere following Week 1, but most aren't warranted, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
With several teams going with young QBs, the 2012 NFL schedule could become even easier for two perennial stalwarts, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
The pool of qualified head-coaching candidates isn't nearly as deep as usual, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
John Clayton examines the current youth movement under center in the NFL, and the reasons more young quarterbacks are getting starting jobs.
The numbers show deferring on the opening kickoff doesn't make sense, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
The ongoing labor battle means QB-needy teams must focus on the draft, even though it's questionable whether this year's class boasts an elite prospect, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
The Josh McDaniels firing should make teams think twice before they hand over full control to a coach, especially a young one, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
The Steelers' fast start allows Ben Roethlisberger to be cheered, not jeered, when he returns to Heinz Field on Sunday, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
The Eagles have been doing fine with Michael Vick, but we'll find out for sure Sunday whether getting rid of Donovan McNabb was the right move, writes John Clayton.
After a tumultuous offseason, the Eagles want to establish themselves as one of the NFC's top contenders. The first test comes Sunday at Carolina, writes John Clayton.
Rivalries and grudge matches abound this week, but the New England-Cincinnati Monday night matchup is the best, John Clayton writes.