Three playoff hopefuls got critical victories on a wild, show-filled Sunday, writes John Clayton.
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.
Drew Brees and Peyton Manning continue to impress, writes John Clayton. Plus, more fourth-quarter flair from Indianapolis.
Both new and old rivalries dot an exciting 2013 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
The running back helmet rule met resistance, but other rules were approved at the owners meetings, writes John Clayton.
Six quarterbacks have divvied up the past nine Super Bowl wins. Will we see a fresh face this year?
Peyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro team, which includes clear choices at the skill positions and tough calls elsewhere.
Expand the playoffs? It's a question of when, not if, John Clayton writes.
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.
This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.
John Clayton delivers a musical masterpiece with his NFL midseason report.
Week 9 provided clarity regarding the playoff races in both conferences, writes John Clayton.
High playoff turnover from year to year is typical, but the trend is being bucked in 2012, writes John Clayton.
It's a crucial weekend for three slumping NFC teams, writes John Clayton.
Thanks largely to the Patriots, the two-tight end offense is really catching on in the AFC, John Clayton writes.