Mailbag: There are no easy fixes for a franchise tag system that hasn't kept up as the NFL game has evolved, writes John Clayton.
John Clayton's mailbag: Colin Kaepernick's deal could serve as a new model for the way big-money contracts are structured.
Mailbag: In what's usually a quiet time for the NFL, discipline and legal matters have dominated the news, writes John Clayton.
The Bills' bold move is an audition for a future owner, and the 3-4 defense remains important, John Clayton writes.
The Bills' bold move is an audition for a future owner and the 3-4 defense remains important, John Clayton writes.
Expect a trade at No. 1 and quarterback drama to be the prevailing themes of the 2014 draft, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: History suggests that trading up in this year's NFL draft could be a mistake, writes John Clayton.
A Super Bowl rematch between the Seahawks and Broncos is among the highlights of the 2014 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag -- While there's still on-field value for RBs, it no longer translates into big contracts, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag -- New CBA's option tag will allow teams to wait out the market as rookie deals expire, writes John Clayton.
Stars from the 2010 and 2011 draft classes are set to command big money after their rookie deals expire, leaving teams to debate how much of the extra 2014 salary cap to carry over to future seasons, writes John Clayton.
Expect the Rams and Cardinals to make the NFC West a four-team race. Plus: the Dolphins' O-line needs, QB salaries and more.
Michael Sam holds a historic press conference and the top offensive linemen put on a show during workouts writes John Clayton.
Potential top-five picks Blake Bortles, Johnny Manziel win over the interview room, while a new report adds to Browns' bizarre coaching search on Day 2 of combine, writes John Clayton.
The Seahawks have youth on their side, but the talent-rich NFC boasts plenty of threats, writes John Clayton.
Does the playoff format need tweaking? Maybe not, as the NFL's four best teams will all be playing in conference title games, John Clayton writes.