John Clayton's mailbag: The NFC East and AFC North are taking advantage of having the lowly AFC South on their schedules. Plus: Thursday blowouts, K.C. running backs and more.
No lead is safe with the QB field left in the playoffs and recent history sides with No. 6 seeds, John Clayton writes.
John Clayton's First and 10: With several teams on the verge of clinching playoff spots, late-season divisional games are losing some luster.
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 ranks the NFL's starting quarterbacks from No. 1 to No. 32.
The Pro Bowl will survive for next season, but changes are likely. Plus: playoff expansion talk, rules changes and more from the owners meetings.
The teams that spent the most in 2012 got little bang for their buck. Plus, answers to reader questions.
After uninspired "mild-card" games, the divisional round matchups should be better, writes John Clayton.
The tuck rule came up three times in the final week of the regular season. It's time to get rid of it.
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.
The usual suspects are returning to the NFL playoffs this season, ending a long streak of postseason turnover.
Expand the playoffs? It's a question of when, not if, John Clayton writes.
The AFC playoff picture is mostly set, but the Steelers are making things interesting, writes John Clayton.
The Bears' loss kept the NFC wild-card race interesting, writes John Clayton.