Seattle's old-school, defense-first formula created a throwback Super Bowl blowout against the Broncos, writes John Clayton.
The NFC playoffs are deep with versatile young quarterbacks and powerful runners.
The usual suspects are returning to the NFL playoffs this season, ending a long streak of postseason turnover.
John Clayton examines five below-radar storylines about Super Bowl XLV.
This Sunday's matchups illustrate the importance of defense, John Clayton writes.
Passing is still paramount, but it's clear running ability has helped the four QBs who are still alive in the playoffs, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
Several intriguing conference title game storylines are flying below the radar, including field conditions and the tough challenges facing centers, John Clayton writes.
This round of the playoffs is kinder to home teams, but they must guard against slow starts, writes John Clayton.
In a pass-happy NFL, a successful Cover 2 defense is becoming tougher to sustain, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
Several intriguing playoff storylines are flying below the radar -- including John Harbaugh's contract status, John Clayton writes.
New overtime rules will debut in this weekend's playoffs, but the need for a different format remains debatable, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
In this year's Pro Football Hall of Fame vote, Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith are no-brainers and Richard Dent should break through, John Clayton writes.
The Packers appear to have what it takes to make a deep playoff run. First they have to turn back an Arizona team that will put up a much tougher fight than it did in Week 17, writes John Clayton.
Peering into his crystal ball, John Clayton forecasts three teams in each conference as 2009 title favorites.
Thanks to halftime tweaks made by Ron Rivera in Week 6, the Bears' defense was able to find its comfort zone, writes John Clayton.
John Clayton has been picking the Colts for three years and here are the five things they need to do Sunday to make that prediction finally come true.