The key to the Steelers-Patriots clash Sunday is the play of New England QB Matt Cassel against the No. 1 defense in football, John Clayton writes. Plus, he previews Cowboys-Redskins and other standout games.
The fact that the Redskins could afford DeSean Jackson is a sign that the NFC East is trending upward, writes John Clayton.
The cap increase should be a boon to the NFC East teams that have been strapped, except for one, writes John Clayton.
John Clayton's First and 10: Likely finale at iconic Candlestick Park, Indy-K.C. potential playoff preview highlight Week 16 action.
John Clayton's First and 10: With several teams on the verge of clinching playoff spots, late-season divisional games are losing some luster.
John Clayton's mailbag: Factoring in the recent increase in injuries, an 18-game season sounds like a silly idea.
John Clayton's mailbag: The NFC East has gotten beat up early, and its struggles were easy to foresee.
Mailbag: With teams getting close to shutting down until training camp, John Clayton examines some of the biggest remaining questions.
Plenty of teams made big splashes early in free agency, but keep an eye on those who waited for smart bargains, writes John Clayton.
An innovative scheduling software is helping teams avoid three-game road trips and other dreaded quirks, writes John Clayton.
Three of the four NFC East teams have had to work around tricky cap situations this offseason, writes John Clayton.
The NFC playoffs are deep with versatile young quarterbacks and powerful runners.
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.
Expand the playoffs? It's a question of when, not if, John Clayton writes.