The AFC playoff race continues to gain clarity, John Clayton writes. Plus, Seattle's D, Denver's simpler approach and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Week 6 appears to lack sizzle, but it's a crucial week as division races begin to take shape.
John Clayton's mailbag: The NFC East and AFC North are taking advantage of having the lowly AFC South on their schedules. Plus: Thursday blowouts, K.C. running backs and more.
Week 5 brought back the thrills, John Clayton writes. Plus, the clutch Colts, NFC South concerns and more.
A pair of underdogs delivered drama and excitement, John Clayton writes. Plus, relief for Aaron Rodgers, Steve Smith's statement and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Friends turned foes out to make statement vs. old teams during NFL's reunion week.
The Bengals cleared a significant hurdle, John Clayton writes. Plus, Dallas' struggles, the surprising AFC South and more.
The most noticeable training camp observation about the Titans is their toughness, John Clayton writes.
With few quarterback battles expected to move the needle, it's time to see what position competitions are being played out under the radar, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: John Clayton's rookie minicamp lessons include his observations about Michael Sam, Sammy Watkins, Johnny Manziel and more.
The Bills' bold move is an audition for a future owner and the 3-4 defense remains important, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: The NFL owners should leave PATs alone, dress more players and be cautious with replay changes, writes John Clayton.
Teams have plenty to spend, but there aren't many big-money players in free agency, writes John Clayton.
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.