NFC divisional Q&A: Are the Seahawks or Packers beatable at home? John Clayton explores this and other key questions.
John Clayton's First & Goal: The Steelers, 6-1 against teams with .500 records or better, might have the most potential among the wild-card round participants. Plus, the Colts' friendly matchup, a battle of wills and more.
NFC playoffs Q&A: John Clayton examines the top questions heading into the NFC playoffs, including whether anybody has a chance to dethrone the Seahawks.
John Clayton's First and Goal: New faces are scarce in this year's playoff field, which is almost set. Plus: coaching jobs, key Week 17 games and more.
John Clayton's mailbag: Playoff hopefuls know the path to postseason success is on the ground. Plus: Buffalo's QB, the Jets' front office and more.
Four AFC hopefuls suffered damaging blows Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, the surging Seahawks, Le'Veon Bell and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Week 14 may begin to weed out nonplayoff teams from the crowded pack, particularly in the AFC.
John Clayton's mailbag: Three losses to losing teams have made the Steelers' quest for a playoff berth a lot tougher.
Thanks to a gift win, the Bengals have a leg up in the AFC North, John Clayton writes. Plus, NFC South strides, the reality of backup QBs and more.
The AFC playoff race continues to gain clarity, John Clayton writes. Plus, Seattle's D, Denver's simpler approach and more.
John Clayton's mailbag: With teams padding their win totals against the dismal South divisions, the NFL may face a scenario in which multiple 10-win teams miss the playoffs.
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.
The sagging NFC South is continuing a yearly trend, John Clayton writes. Plus, AFC haze, the resilient 49ers and more.
Running backs had a tough time Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, Brady over Manning, the 49ers' struggles and more.
Quarterbacks were productive and clutch in Week 8, John Clayton writes. Plus, the right call in Cincy, the woeful Jets and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.