Playoff-bound teams have a lot to play for in Week 17. Plus, the Colts' gains, Sean Payton's missteps and more.
The AFC playoff picture is coming into focus, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Colts' issues, Carson Palmer's regression and more.
Drew Brees and Peyton Manning continue to impress, writes John Clayton. Plus, more fourth-quarter flair from Indianapolis.
Offensive linemen are falling at an alarming rate, and strong backups seem to be in short supply, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: The franchise-tag system doesn't appear to be working as intended for teams or players, 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.
There's still plenty of intrigue regarding the NFC playoff race, writes John Clayton.
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.
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.
High playoff turnover from year to year is typical, but the trend is being bucked in 2012, writes John Clayton.