Playoff-bound teams have a lot to play for in Week 17. Plus, the Colts' gains, Sean Payton's missteps and more.
Clayton's mailbag: Although coaches such as Leslie Frazier and Mike Munchak look finished, the fates of Jason Garrett and Rex Ryan are tougher to predict.
The AFC playoff picture is coming into focus, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Colts' issues, Carson Palmer's regression and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Thanks to the AFC's mediocre middle, 4-6 teams remain viable playoff contenders.
John Clayton's First and 10: They both have sparkling records, but Kansas City and Denver are nothing alike. Plus, NFC gains, Josh McCown's moment and more.
Running attacks continue to take a backseat, writes John Clayton. Plus, a defining win by the Lions, the Patriots' glaring need and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Blowouts are highly probable in Week 8. Plus, Dez vs. Megatron, RG III's improving health and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Aaron Rodgers and Matt Ryan are among the star QBs coping with injury-depleted receiving corps.
John Clayton's First and 10: Russell Wilson versus Andrew Luck highlights the season's most intriguing weekend so far.
John Clayton's First and 10: Andrew Luck leads the Colts against his former Stanford coach, John Harbaugh.
There are plenty of experienced GMs sitting on the sidelines, waiting to get back into the NFL. Plus, answers to reader questions.
Few teams have the luxury of sitting their starters in this season finale -- too much is at stake.
Peyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro team, which includes clear choices at the skill positions and tough calls elsewhere.
John Clayton's First and 10: Anticipation is high for the start of the season thanks to offensive innovations, quarterback questions and coaching changes.
Expand the playoffs? It's a question of when, not if, John Clayton writes.
The AFC playoff picture is mostly set, but the Steelers are making things interesting, writes John Clayton.