Running backs had a tough time Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, Brady over Manning, the 49ers' struggles and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Few teams are out of the running for an AFC playoff berth, meaning contenders can't afford to lose any ground in Week 9.
Road teams delivered in Week 6, John Clayton writes. Plus, a dreaded tie, the Browns' breakthrough and more.
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: Easy nondivision road schedules pave the way for the Buccaneers, Browns, Bills and Texans to make a move toward .500, writes John Clayton.
Clayton's mailbag: The 2013 playoffs have rejuvenated the importance of the ground game.
Clayton's mailbag: The failure rate is high for coordinators who land head-coaching jobs.
Clayton's mailbag: Although coaches such as Leslie Frazier and Mike Munchak look finished, the fates of Jason Garrett and Rex Ryan are tougher to predict.
Clayton's mailbag: Rob Gronkowski's injury revived the debate on low hits, but don't expect any changes.
John Clayton takes a look at 10 candidates for the now-vacant Texans' head coaching position.
The AFC playoff picture is coming into focus, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Colts' issues, Carson Palmer's regression and more.
Clayton's mailbag: The Ed Reed signing and the Cowboys' defensive change have turned out to be among the biggest mistakes of the offseason.
Visiting teams set a dominant tone early, writes John Clayton. Plus, second-guessing coaches, the Jets' predictable loss and more.
Prolific QB performances and close games are quickly becoming 2013 staples, writes John Clayton.
Offensive linemen are falling at an alarming rate, and strong backups seem to be in short supply, John Clayton writes.
Critics of celebration limits are missing the mark; plus: injury concerns, PEDs and more in John Clayton's mailbag.