John Clayton's First and Goal: Week 6 appears to lack sizzle, but it's a crucial week as division races begin to take shape.
John Clayton's mailbag: The NFC East and AFC North are taking advantage of having the lowly AFC South on their schedules. Plus: Thursday blowouts, K.C. running backs and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: They face tough games, but the Jets and Bills can take big steps in Week 5.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Friends turned foes out to make statement vs. old teams during NFL's reunion week.
A thrilling day of football was a welcome sight for the NFL, John Clayton writes. Plus, the battle-tested Seahawks, a QB youth movement and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: In the wake of off-field controversy, the NFL needs on-field excitement to generate more favorable headlines.
John Clayton's Mailbag: The big-spending Buccaneers, off to an 0-2 start, are the latest example of how money doesn't buy championships.
Compelling storylines surround the remaining unbeatens, John Clayton writes. Plus, RG III's latest setback, more Saints road woes and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Completion percentages could fall or spike due to spate of injuries at OL, CB
John Clayton's mailbag: The officials' emphasis on pass-defense penalties was clear during the first wave of preseason games.
Emerging talents Akiem Hicks and Brandin Cooks look poised to make the Saints even more dangerous, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: The Pro Football Hall of Fame game provides a head start for the Bills and Giants, two franchises heading into pivotal seasons, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: Easy nondivision road schedules pave the way for the Buccaneers, Browns, Bills and Texans to make a move toward .500, writes John Clayton.
The fact that the Redskins could afford DeSean Jackson is a sign that the NFC East is trending upward, writes John Clayton.
Clayton's mailbag: Do one-year gambles in free agency work? Plus: June 1 cap space, quarterback salaries and more.
The aggressive Broncos emerged as early winners in free agency. The Raiders, among others, came up short, writes John Clayton.