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 are out of cap purgatory, but having too much space could be costly in the long run, writes John Clayton.
Misfortune and luck can lead to landing the right quarterback, John Clayton writes. For the Colts, misfortune led to Luck.
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.
Desperation has set in for many teams, and Sunday may decide some coaches' fates, writes John Clayton.
Turns out Jim Harbaugh and Chan Gailey might be right. The lockout-marred offseason wasn't the time to switch QBs, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
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.
Ryan Mallett and the Patriots were among the losers on Day 2 of the 2011 NFL draft, writes John Clayton.
There's a good chance offenses will struggle out of the gate in 2011. John Clayton explains why in his latest mailbag.