Chuck Noll was more than a football coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Hall of Famer relished his role as teacher, too, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: The scarcity of quality middle and inside linebackers makes the losses of Sean Lee and Daryl Washington even more painful, writes John Clayton.
The Bills' bold move is an audition for a future owner, and the 3-4 defense remains important, John Clayton writes.
The Bills' bold move is an audition for a future owner and the 3-4 defense remains important, John Clayton writes.
Clayton's mailbag: Do one-year gambles in free agency work? Plus: June 1 cap space, quarterback salaries and more.
The Dolphins were in the spotlight for the wrong reasons as the scouting combine opened with a day full of news, writes John Clayton.
No lead is safe with the QB field left in the playoffs and recent history sides with No. 6 seeds, John Clayton writes.
John Clayton's First and 10: With several teams on the verge of clinching playoff spots, late-season divisional games are losing some luster.
The NFC North was in a giving mood Sunday, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Chiefs' breaking point on D, cold-weather kickstarts and more.
Weather was a big factor, especially in Chicago, writes John Clayton. Plus, more validation for Chip Kelly, tough times for the Harbaughs 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:
A recent rash of injuries at receiver didn't slow offenses, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Panthers' rise; the Steelers' fall and more.
Clayton's mailbag: Trades are an important part of the game, but far too often the expected impact is overrated.
Running attacks continue to take a backseat, writes John Clayton. Plus, a defining win by the Lions, the Patriots' glaring need and more.
The rash of pick-sixes continued, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Bengals' arrival, Gronk's return and more.