The NFC North was in a giving mood Sunday, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Chiefs' breaking point on D, cold-weather kickstarts and more.
Injuries are playing a huge role, writes John Clayton. Plus, the smart Seahawks, the Bucs' bad QB decision and more.
There's still plenty of intrigue regarding the NFC playoff race, writes John Clayton.
No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.
The Bears' loss kept the NFC wild-card race interesting, writes John Clayton.
The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
Recent wild finishes reinforce the necessity of having a quarterback who can thrive in the fourth quarter, John Clayton writes.
This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.
With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.
Week 9 provided clarity regarding the playoff races in both conferences, writes John Clayton.
Mario Williams goes back to Houston, where the Texans' defense is everything the Bills wanted theirs to become, John Clayton writes.
High playoff turnover from year to year is typical, but the trend is being bucked in 2012, writes John Clayton.
Is it time to panic yet? The Eagles, Cowboys and Chargers might be on the brink, John Clayton writes.
The Colts proved they are "Chuckstrong" in rallying past the Packers in support of their ailing coach, writes John Clayton.
With several teams going with young QBs, the 2012 NFL schedule could become even easier for two perennial stalwarts, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
History tells us some playoff teams from last seaosn will make way for teams with easier schedules. John Clayton singles out the most likely candidates.