John Clayton's First and 10: Thanks to the AFC's mediocre middle, 4-6 teams remain viable playoff contenders.
Injuries and quarterback races have garnered headlines through the first half of the preseason, writes John Clayton. Plus, reader questions.
Here are the 10 things John Clayton is eager to see in his whirlwind 12-day tour of training camps.
Mailbag: The break before training camp is no vacation for teams with decisions to make, writes John Clayton.
Expand the playoffs? It's a question of when, not if, John Clayton writes.
The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
The Ravens, Bengals and Texans have the best grades in the AFC this season, John Clayton writes.
The Niners and Lions meet in Week 6 in a game that has playoff -- yes, playoff -- implications, writes John Clayton.
Turns out Jim Harbaugh and Chan Gailey might be right. The lockout-marred offseason wasn't the time to switch QBs, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
The Falcons face the Packers in Week 5 and may find out they underestimated their needs, writes John Clayton.
If you lack a good tight end in this day and age, your chances of thriving on offense are slim, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
Packers-Bears is a key rivalry game that may come down to whether QB Jay Cutler can stay upright , writes John Clayton.
Michael Vick's return to Atlanta provides drama, but San Diego-New England may be a playoff preview, writes John Clayton.
Aaron Rodgers won the Super Bowl last season. Did he move ahead of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning in John Clayton's QB rankings?
Teams considering Terrelle Pryor must weigh the checkered history of supplemental draft picks, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
Broncos boss John Elway appears to have genuine interest in this year's QB class. That could be bad news for Tim Tebow, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.