John Clayton's First and 10: The top four teams in each conference can take a big step in Week 13 toward securing a No. 1 seed.
The controversial calls from Week 11 had a direct impact on the 49ers' chances of returning to the Super Bowl, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
John Clayton's First and 10:
A recent rash of injuries at receiver didn't slow offenses, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Panthers' rise; the Steelers' fall and more.
Clayton's mailbag: Why are some teams with pricey quarterbacks struggling?
Drew Brees and Peyton Manning continue to impress, writes John Clayton. Plus, more fourth-quarter flair from Indianapolis.
John Clayton ranks the NFL's starting quarterbacks from No. 1 to No. 32.
Teams that spend more than $100 million in free agency almost always flop, writes John Clayton.
The teams that spent the most in 2012 got little bang for their buck. Plus, answers to reader questions.
Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
The Ravens firing offensive coordinator Cam Cameron shows one thing: good assistant coaches are tough to find, writes John Clayton.
With young talent and shrewd moves, the Bengals are getting it right, writes John Clayton.
This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.
Misfortune and luck can lead to landing the right quarterback, John Clayton writes. For the Colts, misfortune led to Luck.
Mario Williams goes back to Houston, where the Texans' defense is everything the Bills wanted theirs to become, John Clayton writes.
The NFC is the superior conference by far in 2012. That actually keeps more AFC teams in the playoff race, writes John Clayton.