Clayton's mailbag: Trades are an important part of the game, but far too often the expected impact is overrated.
John Clayton's First and 10: The Vikings are going through a transition at QB. They're not the only team pondering change.
Mailbag: The NFC appears to have a decided edge over the AFC, writes John Clayton.
Don't overlook the strong offseasons put together in the AFC North by the Ravens, Steelers and Bengals, writes John Clayton.
The teams that spent the most in 2012 got little bang for their buck. Plus, answers to reader questions.
With young talent and shrewd moves, the Bengals are getting it right, writes John Clayton.
Recent wild finishes reinforce the necessity of having a quarterback who can thrive in the fourth quarter, John Clayton writes.
The Raiders traded two high picks for Carson Palmer. Palmer's struggles are one of the reasons trades involving QBs are risky, writes John Clayton.
Week 9 provided clarity regarding the playoff races in both conferences, writes John Clayton.
With Rashard Mendenhall out, a gimpy Ben Roethlisberger will be forced to do even more for the Steelers, writes John Clayton.
The Ravens, Bengals and Texans have the best grades in the AFC this season, John Clayton writes.
The Cowboys-Giants game to settle the disappointing NFC East has more of a play-in vibe than playoff feel, writes John Clayton.
While the Jets and Giants engage in a war of words, one coach could be fighting for his job, writes John Clayton.
Caleb Hanie and Matt Leinart aren't just replacing injured starters, they also need to keep their teams' playoff hopes alive, writes John Clayton.
The Giants have usually swooned in the season's second half. Reversing that trend with be tough against the Packers, writes John Clayton.
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton needs injured wide receiver A.J. Green to play if he's going to succeed against the Ravens, writes John Clayton.