John Clayton's First and Goal: Sunday's Bengals-Colts matchup could provide clarity in the AFC. Plus, a tough test for the 49ers' D and more.
Road teams delivered in Week 6, John Clayton writes. Plus, a dreaded tie, the Browns' breakthrough and more.
Week 5 brought back the thrills, John Clayton writes. Plus, the clutch Colts, NFC South concerns and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Friends turned foes out to make statement vs. old teams during NFL's reunion week.
John Clayton's First and Goal: In the wake of off-field controversy, the NFL needs on-field excitement to generate more favorable headlines.
Mailbag: The Broncos need to focus on getting more physical.
No lead is safe with the QB field left in the playoffs and recent history sides with No. 6 seeds, John Clayton writes.
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.
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.
Clayton's mailbag: Injuries to offensive stars have significantly impacted the play and fortunes of several contenders.
The AFC playoff picture is coming into focus, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Colts' issues, Carson Palmer's regression and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Thanks to the AFC's mediocre middle, 4-6 teams remain viable playoff contenders.