John Clayton's First and Goal: Friends turned foes out to make statement vs. old teams during NFL's reunion week.
The Seahawks have the NFC's No. 1 seed in sight, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Lions' healthy outlook, the 49ers' blues and more.
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.
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.
In a week of surprises, the Rams-49ers tie tops them all, writes John Clayton.
John Clayton delivers a musical masterpiece with his NFL midseason report.
Week 9 provided clarity regarding the playoff races in both conferences, writes John Clayton.
Mario Williams goes back to Houston, where the Texans' defense is everything the Bills wanted theirs to become, John Clayton writes.
Based on their feeble Week 8 efforts, the Jets, Chargers and Eagles are unlikely to contend, writes John Clayton.