Three playoff hopefuls got critical victories on a wild, show-filled Sunday, writes John Clayton.
The Seahawks have the NFC's No. 1 seed in sight, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Lions' healthy outlook, the 49ers' blues and more.
Running attacks continue to take a backseat, writes John Clayton. Plus, a defining win by the Lions, the Patriots' glaring need and more.
John Clayton's mailbag: Factoring in the recent increase in injuries, an 18-game season sounds like a silly idea.
John Clayton's mailbag: The NFC East has gotten beat up early, and its struggles were easy to foresee.
Mailbag: Injuries and suspensions could keep teams from going full speed ahead with their offensive plans, writes John Clayton.
Here are the 10 things John Clayton is eager to see in his whirlwind 12-day tour of training camps.
Mailbag: The break before training camp is no vacation for teams with decisions to make, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: With teams getting close to shutting down until training camp, John Clayton examines some of the biggest remaining questions.
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.
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 AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
Recent wild finishes reinforce the necessity of having a quarterback who can thrive in the fourth quarter, John Clayton writes.
This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.