The playoff picture has finally come into focus, John Clayton writes. Plus, the Cowboys' emotional win, the Saints' fall and more.
Four AFC hopefuls suffered damaging blows Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, the surging Seahawks, Le'Veon Bell and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: After a three-game Thanksgiving Day feast, Week 13 offers plenty -- including a Patriots-Packers showdown -- to whet appetites.
With half the 2014 NFL season in the books, ESPN's John Clayton unveils his midseason All-Pro team selections.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Sunday's Bengals-Colts matchup could provide clarity in the AFC. Plus, a tough test for the 49ers' D and more.
A pair of underdogs delivered drama and excitement, John Clayton writes. Plus, relief for Aaron Rodgers, Steve Smith's statement and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Friends turned foes out to make statement vs. old teams during NFL's reunion week.
A thrilling day of football was a welcome sight for the NFL, John Clayton writes. Plus, the battle-tested Seahawks, a QB youth movement and more.
Gary Kubiak has helped resurrect the running game in Baltimore. Plus, Ravens rookie C.J. Mosley looks like he's for real, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: The early days of training camps were marked by injuries, a scarcity of holdouts, Johnny Manziel's uphill battle and more, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: The scarcity of quality middle and inside linebackers makes the losses of Sean Lee and Daryl Washington even more painful, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: In what's usually a quiet time for the NFL, discipline and legal matters have dominated the news, writes John Clayton.
Day 2 of the owners meetings was a day to remember influential Bills owner Ralph Wilson, who will be remembered for his loyalty and wit, writes John Clayton.
Teams have plenty to spend, but there aren't many big-money players in free agency, writes John Clayton.
Michael Sam holds a historic press conference and the top offensive linemen put on a show during workouts writes John Clayton.
John Clayton's First and 10: With all four division titles and every playoff seed still undecided, the NFC will own most of the Week 17 spotlight.