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.
Playoff-bound teams have a lot to play for in Week 17. Plus, the Colts' gains, Sean Payton's missteps and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Likely finale at iconic Candlestick Park, Indy-K.C. potential playoff preview highlight Week 16 action.
Three playoff hopefuls got critical victories on a wild, show-filled Sunday, writes John Clayton.
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 Seahawks have the NFC's No. 1 seed in sight, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Lions' healthy outlook, the 49ers' blues and more.
Drew Brees and Peyton Manning continue to impress, writes John Clayton. Plus, more fourth-quarter flair from Indianapolis.
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.
The pistol and read option have staying power, but defenses will eventually adjust. Plus, reader questions.
The tuck rule came up three times in the final week of the regular season. It's time to get rid of it.
Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
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.
The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.