The NFC North was in a giving mood Sunday, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Chiefs' breaking point on D, cold-weather kickstarts and more.
The controversial calls from Week 11 had a direct impact on the 49ers' chances of returning to the Super Bowl, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
The Seahawks have the NFC's No. 1 seed in sight, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Lions' healthy outlook, the 49ers' blues 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.
Clayton's mailbag: The strength-of-schedule shift has put Detroit and Seattle on favorable paths.
Mailbag: Teams that hand out punishment, instead of waiting for the league do it, are sending a strong message that could deter more incidents, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: With teams getting close to shutting down until training camp, John Clayton examines some of the biggest remaining questions.
Mailbag: New coaches coming from the college ranks could have an edge dealing with the shortened offseason, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: If owners make changes to the Pro Bowl that fail, the game could be doomed, writes John Clayton.
Plenty of teams made big splashes early in free agency, but keep an eye on those who waited for smart bargains, writes John Clayton.
Three of the four NFC East teams have had to work around tricky cap situations this offseason, writes John Clayton.
The Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers and Oakland Raiders used the 'June 1" cut designation on three players released Tuesday in order to save room under this year's salary cap.
The Rooney Rule is nice in theory, but the NFL's diversity efforts must evolve. Plus, reader questions.
Peyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro team, which includes clear choices at the skill positions and tough calls elsewhere.
While many are in the spirit of the holiday season, numerous coaches can't enjoy it because they're on the hot seat, writes John Clayton.
There's still plenty of intrigue regarding the NFC playoff race, writes John Clayton.