The aggressive Broncos emerged as early winners in free agency. The Raiders, among others, came up short, writes John Clayton.
Playoff experience is paying off at QB. Plus, the importance of Michael Crabtree, the Saints' best plan of attack and more.
The No. 1-seeded Seahawks look formidable, but recent history is working against them.
John Clayton's First and 10: With all four division titles and every playoff seed still undecided, the NFC will own most of the Week 17 spotlight.
The Seahawks have the NFC's No. 1 seed in sight, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Lions' healthy outlook, the 49ers' blues and more.
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.
Plenty of teams made big splashes early in free agency, but keep an eye on those who waited for smart bargains, writes John Clayton.
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.
No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.
Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
The Bears' loss kept the NFC wild-card race interesting, writes John Clayton.
Recent wild finishes reinforce the necessity of having a quarterback who can thrive in the fourth quarter, John Clayton writes.
NFL fans were treated to a pre-Thanksgiving feast of close games, wild finishes and crazy offensive efforts, writes John Clayton.