Thanks to a gift win, the Bengals have a leg up in the AFC North, John Clayton writes. Plus, NFC South strides, the reality of backup QBs and more.
There was no shortage of bizarre outcomes Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, the struggling Saints, the beleaguered champs and more.
Clayton's mailbag: September was marked by unexpected struggles in the NFC South and strange strategy with quarterbacks in the AFC East.
Compelling storylines surround the remaining unbeatens, John Clayton writes. Plus, RG III's latest setback, more Saints road woes and more.
Weather was a big factor, especially in Chicago, writes John Clayton. Plus, more validation for Chip Kelly, tough times for the Harbaughs and more.
A recent rash of injuries at receiver didn't slow offenses, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Panthers' rise; the Steelers' fall and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Russell Wilson versus Andrew Luck highlights the season's most intriguing weekend so far.
John Clayton's First and 10: Andrew Luck leads the Colts against his former Stanford coach, John Harbaugh.
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.
John Clayton ranks the NFL's starting quarterbacks from No. 1 to No. 32.
The NFLPA's insistence on getting the penalties reduced is preventing the Saints' bounty story from dissipating, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
Here are 10 things to watch as new personnel, schemes and trends play out in OTAs, John Clayton writes.
Draft-day trades involving high picks are much more amenable than they were under the old CBA, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.