Playoff-bound teams have a lot to play for in Week 17. Plus, the Colts' gains, Sean Payton's missteps and more.
The NFC North was in a giving mood Sunday, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Chiefs' breaking point on D, cold-weather kickstarts and more.
The Seahawks have the NFC's No. 1 seed in sight, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Lions' healthy outlook, the 49ers' blues 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.
Injuries are playing a huge role, writes John Clayton. Plus, the smart Seahawks, the Bucs' bad QB decision and more.
Three early safeties set the tone for a strange Week 1, writes John Clayton.
There's still plenty of intrigue regarding the NFC playoff race, writes John Clayton.
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.
This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.
High playoff turnover from year to year is typical, but the trend is being bucked in 2012, writes John Clayton.
Is it time to panic yet? The Eagles, Cowboys and Chargers might be on the brink, John Clayton writes.
The Vikings and Cardinals have surprised early, but don't be surprised if they're eventually figured out, writes John Clayton
The Colts proved they are "Chuckstrong" in rallying past the Packers in support of their ailing coach, writes John Clayton.
With several teams going with young QBs, the 2012 NFL schedule could become even easier for two perennial stalwarts, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.