John Clayton's First & Goal: The Steelers, 6-1 against teams with .500 records or better, might have the most potential among the wild-card round participants. Plus, the Colts' friendly matchup, a battle of wills and more.
John Clayton's mailbag: Playoff hopefuls know the path to postseason success is on the ground. Plus: Buffalo's QB, the Jets' front office and more.
Four AFC hopefuls suffered damaging blows Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, the surging Seahawks, Le'Veon Bell and more.
Thanks to a gift win, the Bengals have a leg up in the AFC North, John Clayton writes. Plus, NFC South strides, the reality of backup QBs and more.
The AFC playoff race continues to gain clarity, John Clayton writes. Plus, Seattle's D, Denver's simpler approach and more.
The Cardinals and Packers made big gains in the NFC playoff picture, John Clayton writes. Plus, Seattle's SB jinx, AFC West intrigue 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 mailbag: The league is on pace to break last year's record for the number of starts missed because of injuries.
Road teams delivered in Week 6, John Clayton writes. Plus, a dreaded tie, the Browns' breakthrough and more.
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.
Compelling storylines surround the remaining unbeatens, John Clayton writes. Plus, RG III's latest setback, more Saints road woes and more.
The Bengals cleared a significant hurdle, John Clayton writes. Plus, Dallas' struggles, the surprising AFC South and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Completion percentages could fall or spike due to spate of injuries at OL, CB
Mailbag: The Falcons added bulk and attitude in an attempt to rebound from a disappointing 4-12 season, John Clayton writes.
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.
The Bills' bold move is an audition for a future owner, and the 3-4 defense remains important, John Clayton writes.