The AFC playoff picture is coming into focus, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Colts' issues, Carson Palmer's regression and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Thanks to the AFC's mediocre middle, 4-6 teams remain viable playoff contenders.
The Raiders traded two high picks for Carson Palmer. Palmer's struggles are one of the reasons trades involving QBs are risky, writes John Clayton.
Week 9 provided clarity regarding the playoff races in both conferences, writes John Clayton.
Upsets. Crazy plays. Debatable play calls. Incredible kicks. Week 6 had it all, writes John Clayton.
Recent trades involving veteran skill position players haven't been what they at first appeared to be on paper, John Clayton writes.
The Ravens, Bengals and Texans have the best grades in the AFC this season, John Clayton writes.
The Cowboys-Giants game to settle the disappointing NFC East has more of a play-in vibe than playoff feel, writes John Clayton.
While the Jets and Giants engage in a war of words, one coach could be fighting for his job, writes John Clayton.
Rex Ryan's return to Baltimore is one of many intriguing reunions taking place in Week 4 , writes John Clayton.
Aaron Rodgers won the Super Bowl last season. Did he move ahead of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning in John Clayton's QB rankings?
Time pressure is growing to reach a labor deal and save preseason games -- which are lucrative for owners, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
There's a good chance offenses will struggle out of the gate in 2011. John Clayton explains why in his latest mailbag.
This round of the playoffs is kinder to home teams, but they must guard against slow starts, writes John Clayton.
In grading the AFC, the Patriots, Steelers and Chiefs are the standouts, John Clayton writes.
John Clayton identifies his Super Bowl teams, the biggest second-half games and hands out awards in his midseason report.