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: In the wake of off-field controversy, the NFL needs on-field excitement to generate more favorable headlines.
John Clayton's mailbag: The officials' emphasis on pass-defense penalties was clear during the first wave of preseason games.
Emerging talents Akiem Hicks and Brandin Cooks look poised to make the Saints even more dangerous, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: John Clayton's rookie minicamp lessons include his observations about Michael Sam, Sammy Watkins, Johnny Manziel and more.
The Bills' bold move is an audition for a future owner and the 3-4 defense remains important, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: Easy nondivision road schedules pave the way for the Buccaneers, Browns, Bills and Texans to make a move toward .500, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag -- While there's still on-field value for RBs, it no longer translates into big contracts, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: The NFL owners should leave PATs alone, dress more players and be cautious with replay changes, writes John Clayton.
Peyton Manning and the Broncos will be trying to buck history in Super Bowl XLVIII, writes John Clayton.
Clayton's mailbag: The 2013 playoffs have rejuvenated the importance of the ground game.
Three playoff hopefuls got critical victories on a wild, show-filled Sunday, writes John Clayton.
The AFC playoff picture is coming into focus, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Colts' issues, Carson Palmer's regression and more.
Getting rid of ties would be a win for everyone, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
The NFC North was in a giving mood Sunday, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Chiefs' breaking point on D, cold-weather kickstarts and more.