The playoff picture has finally come into focus, John Clayton writes. Plus, the Cowboys' emotional win, the Saints' fall 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.
There was no shortage of bizarre outcomes Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, the struggling Saints, the beleaguered champs and more.
A thrilling day of football was a welcome sight for the NFL, John Clayton writes. Plus, the battle-tested Seahawks, a QB youth movement and more.
Clayton's mailbag: The failure rate is high for coordinators who land head-coaching jobs.
Playoff-bound teams have a lot to play for in Week 17. Plus, the Colts' gains, Sean Payton's missteps and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Likely finale at iconic Candlestick Park, Indy-K.C. potential playoff preview highlight Week 16 action.
Three playoff hopefuls got critical victories on a wild, show-filled Sunday, writes John Clayton.
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.
Running attacks continue to take a backseat, writes John Clayton. Plus, a defining win by the Lions, the Patriots' glaring need and more.
Clayton's mailbag: The strength-of-schedule shift has put Detroit and Seattle on favorable paths.
Drew Brees and Peyton Manning continue to impress, writes John Clayton. Plus, more fourth-quarter flair from Indianapolis.
Mailbag: The NFC appears to have a decided edge over the AFC, writes John Clayton.