John Clayton's First and Goal: Blowouts are becoming the NFL's new norm, and if oddsmakers are right, Week 12 will be rife with one-sided affairs.
John Clayton's mailbag: With teams padding their win totals against the dismal South divisions, the NFL may face a scenario in which multiple 10-win teams miss the playoffs.
The Cardinals and Packers made big gains in the NFC playoff picture, John Clayton writes. Plus, Seattle's SB jinx, AFC West intrigue and more.
The sagging NFC South is continuing a yearly trend, John Clayton writes. Plus, AFC haze, the resilient 49ers and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Several NFC teams are in need of a playoff-preserving win in Week 10. Also, is this the end of Jim Harbaugh in San Francisco?
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: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.
There was no shortage of bizarre outcomes Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, the struggling Saints, the beleaguered champs and more.
Week 5 brought back the thrills, John Clayton writes. Plus, the clutch Colts, NFC South concerns 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.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Completion percentages could fall or spike due to spate of injuries at OL, CB
Mailbag: John Clayton's rookie minicamp lessons include his observations about Michael Sam, Sammy Watkins, Johnny Manziel and more.
Clayton's mailbag: Final thoughts on the 2014 draft include a look at how to add a fourth day, why Blake Bortles went so early, the value of compensatory picks and more.
Expect a trade at No. 1 and quarterback drama to be the prevailing themes of the 2014 draft, John Clayton writes.