No lead is safe with the QB field left in the playoffs and recent history sides with No. 6 seeds, John Clayton writes.
Weather and rematches are among the compelling storylines for the wild-card playoffs, John Clayton writes.
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.
John Clayton's First and 10: Likely finale at iconic Candlestick Park, Indy-K.C. potential playoff preview highlight Week 16 action.
Three playoff hopefuls got critical victories on a wild, show-filled Sunday, writes John Clayton.
John Clayton's First and 10: Thanks to the AFC's mediocre middle, 4-6 teams remain viable playoff contenders.
The Seahawks have the NFC's No. 1 seed in sight, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Lions' healthy outlook, the 49ers' blues and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Russell Wilson versus Andrew Luck highlights the season's most intriguing weekend so far.
John Clayton ranks the NFL's starting quarterbacks from No. 1 to No. 32.
There are plenty of experienced GMs sitting on the sidelines, waiting to get back into the NFL. Plus, answers to reader questions.
Few teams have the luxury of sitting their starters in this season finale -- too much is at stake.
There's still plenty of intrigue regarding the NFC playoff race, writes John Clayton.
Expand the playoffs? It's a question of when, not if, John Clayton writes.
The Bears' loss kept the NFC wild-card race interesting, writes John Clayton.
The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.