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?
John Clayton's mailbag: Building a winner isn't easy these days. Plus: Tony Romo's MVP chances, the Bills' defense and more.
It was a big Sunday for the AFC, John Clayton writes. Plus, a rare Green Bay dud, the end for San Francisco 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.
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.
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?
With many of the marquee nondivisional matchups in the books, divisional tilts, headlined by the clashes at the top of the NFC East, highlight the NFL's second half, writes John Clayton.
With half the 2014 NFL season in the books, ESPN's John Clayton unveils his midseason All-Pro team selections.
John Clayton's mailbag: Teams' unwillingness to part with draft picks kept the market tepid and led to an uneventful deadline.
John Clayton's mailbag: Trading for a big-name receiver, such as Percy Harvin, comes with a risk.
Road teams delivered in Week 6, John Clayton writes. Plus, a dreaded tie, the Browns' breakthrough and more.