The playoff picture has finally come into focus, John Clayton writes. Plus, the Cowboys' emotional win, the Saints' fall and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: After early-season struggles, the chips may fall into place for Seattle to claim No. 1 seed in NFC. Plus, how will DeMarco Murray's injury impact his workhorse status?
The Cardinals and Packers made big gains in the NFC playoff picture, John Clayton writes. Plus, Seattle's SB jinx, AFC West intrigue and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: A weakened field of NFC contenders aids dangerous Green Bay's Super Bowl hopes. Plus, can Mark Sanchez deliver when it matters most?
John Clayton's First and 10: With several teams on the verge of clinching playoff spots, late-season divisional games are losing some luster.
With a combined record of 15-2, the Seahawks and Broncos are the favorites to make the Super Bowl, John Clayton writes.
John Clayton ranks the NFL's starting quarterbacks from No. 1 to No. 32.
Mailbag: The franchise-tag system doesn't appear to be working as intended for teams or players, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: New coaches coming from the college ranks could have an edge dealing with the shortened offseason, writes John Clayton.
Free agency in 2013 has been fast and furious, with big deals, lots of cuts and new coaches making multiple moves, writes John Clayton.
Greg Schiano made it clear at the combine that Josh Freeman is the Buccaneers' starting quarterback, writes John Clayton.
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.