John Clayton's mailbag: The officials' emphasis on pass-defense penalties was clear during the first wave of preseason games.
Mel Kiper, John Clayton, Louis Riddick and Mike Sando team up to rank every NFL team based on which are best-positioned to be successful over the next three years.
John Clayton's First and 10: WRs are dropping like flies around the NFL. Plus, the AFC West's dominance and the mediocre Cowboys.
John Clayton's First and 10: Blowouts are highly probable in Week 8. Plus, Dez vs. Megatron, RG III's improving health and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Top-spending teams in free agency are seeing early results.
John Clayton's First and 10: With a week to prepare, will defenses be able to rein in the scoring a bit in Week 2?
Mailbag: It's getting expensive to reside in the NFC North, writes John Clayton.
Both new and old rivalries dot an exciting 2013 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.
The NFC playoffs are deep with versatile young quarterbacks and powerful runners.
There's still plenty of intrigue regarding the NFC playoff race, writes John Clayton.
The 2012 season has been marked by close games, but that wasn't the case Sunday, writes John Clayton.
Expand the playoffs? It's a question of when, not if, John Clayton writes.
No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.
The Bears' loss kept the NFC wild-card race interesting, writes John Clayton.
Recent wild finishes reinforce the necessity of having a quarterback who can thrive in the fourth quarter, John Clayton writes.