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 early days of training camps were marked by injuries, a scarcity of holdouts, Johnny Manziel's uphill battle and more, John Clayton writes.
The fact that the Redskins could afford DeSean Jackson is a sign that the NFC East is trending upward, writes John Clayton.
The aggressive Broncos emerged as early winners in free agency. The Raiders, among others, came up short, writes John Clayton.
The cap increase should be a boon to the NFC East teams that have been strapped, except for one, writes John Clayton.
The Dolphins were in the spotlight for the wrong reasons as the scouting combine opened with a day full of news, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: The Broncos need to focus on getting more physical.
Clayton's mailbag: Pete Carroll and the Seahawks are trying to prove that defense still wins championships.
Clayton's mailbag: The failure rate is high for coordinators who land head-coaching jobs.
Clayton's mailbag: While defense reigns in the NFC, the AFC's best are fueled by high-octane attacks
John Clayton's First and 10: With all four division titles and every playoff seed still undecided, the NFC will own most of the Week 17 spotlight.
Playoff-bound teams have a lot to play for in Week 17. Plus, the Colts' gains, Sean Payton's missteps and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Likely finale at iconic Candlestick Park, Indy-K.C. potential playoff preview highlight Week 16 action.
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 Saints' road woes continued in Week 15. Plus, the Patriots' harsh reality without Gronk, and more.