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.
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.
Three of the four NFC East teams have had to work around tricky cap situations this offseason, writes John Clayton.
Free agency has been fast and furious, but teams have been strategic with big contracts, writes John Clayton.
The NFL is mulling the end of the unfair "tuck rule," and running backs are pushing back at another proposed change, writes John Clayton.
The negotiating period isn't exciting, but it's doing a good job of helping teams retain their free agents, writes John Clayton.
Franchised tight ends are currently a bargain, but things could soon change. Plus, answers to reader questions.
Will the NFL push back the dates on the offseason? Not if the players' union has anything to say about it, writes John Clayton.
Safety remains a primary concern for the league's competition committee. Plus, answers to reader questions.
There are plenty of experienced GMs sitting on the sidelines, waiting to get back into the NFL. Plus, answers to reader questions.
The Rooney Rule is nice in theory, but the NFL's diversity efforts must evolve. Plus, reader questions.
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.