The AFC playoff race continues to gain clarity, John Clayton writes. Plus, Seattle's D, Denver's simpler approach and more.
Does the playoff format need tweaking? Maybe not, as the NFL's four best teams will all be playing in conference title games, John Clayton writes.
With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.
When the NFL moves to an 18-game schedule, expect the playoff field to expand to 14, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
After the dust settled Sunday, these are the 10 burning questions for the AFC playoffs, John Clayton writes.
The Panthers are in an almost-must-win situation in a MNF rematch with the Bucs. The Bucs won the first meeting, and the Panthers have no margin of error with a tough closing schedule, John Clayton writes.
While the Giants will be a contender next season, there are five better bets to make it to the next title game. John Clayton explains.
A quick glance at the schedule tells you that home field in the AFC is going to come from the North and South, writes John Clayton.
The NFC West was the weakest division in '04, and the defensive woes could lead to another year of struggling.
Plenty of undrafted players are making contributions for the four teams left in the playoffs.
The Seahawks need a good start, to build up confidence in their quarterback and their run defense.
The Chiefs made strides to improve this offseason. But it might not be enough in the NFL's toughest division.
With four weeks left in the NFL season, it's time to look at some of the best matchups down the stretch.
Mistakes doomed the Saints. But they still have plenty of confidence heading into their bye week.
The Titans and Colts are on the rebound, but everyone in the AFC South is keeping an eye on the Texans.