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 First and Goal: Week 14 may begin to weed out nonplayoff teams from the crowded pack, particularly in the AFC.
John Clayton's First and Goal: After a three-game Thanksgiving Day feast, Week 13 offers plenty -- including a Patriots-Packers showdown -- to whet appetites.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Blowouts are becoming the NFL's new norm, and if oddsmakers are right, Week 12 will be rife with one-sided affairs.
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 mailbag: Mark Sanchez's rapid success underscores Chip Kelly's coaching brilliance. Plus, too much AFC North love?
With half the 2014 NFL season in the books, ESPN's John Clayton unveils his midseason All-Pro team selections.
Running backs had a tough time Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, Brady over Manning, the 49ers' struggles and more.
John Clayton's mailbag: Teams' unwillingness to part with draft picks kept the market tepid and led to an uneventful deadline.
Mailbag: Brandon Flowers' change of address makes the Chiefs bigger and the Chargers better, John Clayton writes as he sizes up the NFL's cornerback shuffle.
A Super Bowl rematch between the Seahawks and Broncos is among the highlights of the 2014 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
Bill Belichick's proposal to extend the goalposts was approved on a whirlwind final day of the NFL owners meetings, but his other ideas were put on hold, writes John Clayton.
Seattle's old-school, defense-first formula created a throwback Super Bowl blowout against the Broncos, writes John Clayton.
The Seahawks have youth on their side, but the talent-rich NFC boasts plenty of threats, writes John Clayton.
Watching Richard Sherman and Marshawn Lynch address the media this week, along with Champ Bailey's first Super Bowl appearance, are the hype-worthy storylines of XLVIII, writes John Clayton.
Does the playoff format need tweaking? Maybe not, as the NFL's four best teams will all be playing in conference title games, John Clayton writes.