Intriguing Seahawks-Patriots matchup is no surprise, and it should deliver another Super Bowl thriller, writes John Clayton.
Super Bowl Q&A: John Clayton breaks down a matchup of the NFL's most recent dynasty, the Patriots, and what could be the next dynasty, the Seahawks.
John Clayton's First & Goal: Andrew Luck's ousting of Peyton Manning and Denver from the playoffs may signal the passing of the torch in the AFC.
John Clayton's First & Goal: While the top seeds have been virtually unbeatable at home, injuries and matchups may mitigate their edge in the divisional round. Plus, frigid weather may limit QBs and Peyton Manning's future is unsure.
It was a big Sunday for the AFC, John Clayton writes. Plus, a rare Green Bay dud, the end for San Francisco and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Week 14 may begin to weed out nonplayoff teams from the crowded pack, particularly in the AFC.
John Clayton's First and Goal: After a three-game Thanksgiving Day feast, Week 13 offers plenty -- including a Patriots-Packers showdown -- to whet appetites.
John Clayton's mailbag: Teams' unwillingness to part with draft picks kept the market tepid and led to an uneventful deadline.
Road teams delivered in Week 6, John Clayton writes. Plus, a dreaded tie, the Browns' breakthrough and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: They face tough games, but the Jets and Bills can take big steps in Week 5.
The Patriots and Redskins devised a structure for their dual practices that could be the way of the future as teams try to maximize their limited camp time, John Clayton writes.
The Bills' bold move is an audition for a future owner, and the 3-4 defense remains important, John Clayton writes.
Bill Belichick's proposal to extend the goalposts was approved on a whirlwind final day of the NFL owners meetings, but his other ideas were put on hold, writes John Clayton.
The Seahawks have youth on their side, but the talent-rich NFC boasts plenty of threats, writes John Clayton.
Seattle's old-school, defense-first formula created a throwback Super Bowl blowout against the Broncos, writes John Clayton.
Does the playoff format need tweaking? Maybe not, as the NFL's four best teams will all be playing in conference title games, John Clayton writes.