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.
Clayton's mailbag: The 2013 playoffs have rejuvenated the importance of the ground game.
No lead is safe with the QB field left in the playoffs and recent history sides with No. 6 seeds, John Clayton writes.
Clayton's mailbag: Rob Gronkowski's injury revived the debate on low hits, but don't expect any changes.
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.
Running attacks continue to take a backseat, writes John Clayton. Plus, a defining win by the Lions, the Patriots' glaring need and more.
Drew Brees and Peyton Manning continue to impress, writes John Clayton. Plus, more fourth-quarter flair from Indianapolis.
Critics of celebration limits are missing the mark; plus: injury concerns, PEDs and more in John Clayton's mailbag.
Mailbag: Teams that hand out punishment, instead of waiting for the league do it, are sending a strong message that could deter more incidents, writes John Clayton.
Sped-up offenses have defenses scrambling for ways to pressure the quarterback, writes John Clayton.
Both new and old rivalries dot an exciting 2013 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.