The fact that the Redskins could afford DeSean Jackson is a sign that the NFC East is trending upward, writes John Clayton.
The NFC North was in a giving mood Sunday, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Chiefs' breaking point on D, cold-weather kickstarts and more.
Running attacks continue to take a backseat, writes John Clayton. Plus, a defining win by the Lions, the Patriots' glaring need and more.
Mailbag: Teams that let their run game slide too much usually struggle, writes John Clayton.
Here are the 10 things John Clayton is eager to see in his whirlwind 12-day tour of training camps.
Mailbag: With teams getting close to shutting down until training camp, John Clayton examines some of the biggest remaining questions.
There are plenty of experienced GMs sitting on the sidelines, waiting to get back into the NFL. Plus, answers to reader questions.
John Clayton's First and 10: Anticipation is high for the start of the season thanks to offensive innovations, quarterback questions and coaching changes.
No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.
Recent wild finishes reinforce the necessity of having a quarterback who can thrive in the fourth quarter, John Clayton writes.
In a week of surprises, the Rams-49ers tie tops them all, writes John Clayton.
Misfortune and luck can lead to landing the right quarterback, John Clayton writes. For the Colts, misfortune led to Luck.
Mario Williams goes back to Houston, where the Texans' defense is everything the Bills wanted theirs to become, John Clayton writes.
High playoff turnover from year to year is typical, but the trend is being bucked in 2012, writes John Clayton.
Based on their feeble Week 8 efforts, the Jets, Chargers and Eagles are unlikely to contend, writes John Clayton.
Is it time to panic yet? The Eagles, Cowboys and Chargers might be on the brink, John Clayton writes.