John Clayton's First and 10: Thanks to the AFC's mediocre middle, 4-6 teams remain viable playoff contenders.
John Clayton's First and 10: They both have sparkling records, but Kansas City and Denver are nothing alike. Plus, NFC gains, Josh McCown's moment and more.
Running attacks continue to take a backseat, writes John Clayton. Plus, a defining win by the Lions, the Patriots' glaring need and more.
Injuries and quarterback races have garnered headlines through the first half of the preseason, writes John Clayton. Plus, reader questions.
The pistol and read option have staying power, but defenses will eventually adjust. Plus, reader questions.
The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
Like most awards in the NFL, the race for the executive of the year could be too close to call, 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.
In a week of surprises, the Rams-49ers tie tops them all, writes John Clayton.
Mario Williams goes back to Houston, where the Texans' defense is everything the Bills wanted theirs to become, John Clayton writes.
Both the Texans and 49ers are legit contenders, but neither team is built to make up large deficits, writes John Clayton.
Upsets. Crazy plays. Debatable play calls. Incredible kicks. Week 6 had it all, writes John Clayton.
It's a crucial weekend for three slumping NFC teams, writes John Clayton.
The Colts proved they are "Chuckstrong" in rallying past the Packers in support of their ailing coach, writes John Clayton.
Upsets. Overtime thrillers. Questionable officiating. Yes, it was one wacky Sunday, writes John Clayton.
Teams set an opening-week record, piling up 791 points, writes John Clayton. Can they keep up that pace?