Clayton's mailbag: Trades are an important part of the game, but far too often the expected impact is overrated.
Running attacks continue to take a backseat, writes John Clayton. Plus, a defining win by the Lions, the Patriots' glaring need and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: The Vikings are going through a transition at QB. They're not the only team pondering change.
John Clayton's First and 10: Russell Wilson versus Andrew Luck highlights the season's most intriguing weekend so far.
The drop-off from starting QBs to backups is severe, John Clayton writes.
Free agency in 2013 has been fast and furious, with big deals, lots of cuts and new coaches making multiple moves, writes John Clayton.
We learned plenty at this year's combine, as usual, so the NFL shouldn't change a thing, writes John Clayton.
The teams that spent the most in 2012 got little bang for their buck. Plus, answers to reader questions.
While many are in the spirit of the holiday season, numerous coaches can't enjoy it because they're on the hot seat, writes John Clayton.
No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.
Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
The AFC playoff picture is mostly set, but the Steelers are making things interesting, writes John Clayton.
With young talent and shrewd moves, the Bengals are getting it right, writes John Clayton.
Recent wild finishes reinforce the necessity of having a quarterback who can thrive in the fourth quarter, 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.
Roger Goodell's influence will be felt when the struggling Saints and Packers meet on Sunday, writes John Clayton.