Desperation has set in for many teams, and Sunday may decide some coaches' fates, writes John Clayton.
Aaron Rodgers won the Super Bowl last season. Did he move ahead of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning in John Clayton's QB rankings?
The Washington Redskins and the Minnesota Vikings continue to work on a tentative trade involving Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb, a source confirmed late Tuesday.
The Cardinals probably will make a hard charge for Kevin Kolb. History and conventional wisdom suggest the QB will at least become a moderate success in the desert, writes John Clayton.
In a pass-happy NFL, a successful Cover 2 defense is becoming tougher to sustain, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
In grading the NFC, the Bears, Eagles, Falcons and Bucs are the standouts, John Clayton writes.
Michael Vick has earned elite status among starting quarterbacks as Brett Favre, Donovan McNabb and Carson Palmer have faded, John Clayton writes.
Out of caution or necessity, expect to see starters resting and backups starting, writes John Clayton.
The 8-5 Bucs have made strides, but a favorable schedule has been a big part of their success, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
Week 12 will sort out the pretenders and contenders, writes John Clayton.
Week 11 offers Brady vs. Manning, but Vick might be the real show, writes John Clayton
Michael Vick's transformation could earn Eagles GM Howie Roseman executive of the year honors, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
Week 10 offers Steelers-Patriots and perhaps even some clarity on division races, writes John Clayton
John Clayton identifies his Super Bowl teams, the biggest second-half games and hands out awards in his midseason report.
The NFC has no clear favorite through six weeks, and don't expect one to emerge this weekend, writes John Clayton.
Sunday's Cowboys-Vikings matchup is an elimination game of sorts. The loser would have to overcome long odds to make playoffs, writes John Clayton.