Weather and rematches are among the compelling storylines for the wild-card playoffs, John Clayton writes.
The No. 1-seeded Seahawks look formidable, but recent history is working against them.
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.
Critics of celebration limits are missing the mark; plus: injury concerns, PEDs and more in John Clayton's mailbag.
Here are five things John Clayton took away from his visit to the Kansas City Chiefs' training camp.
Here are the 10 things John Clayton is eager to see in his whirlwind 12-day tour of training camps.
Mailbag: The franchise-tag system doesn't appear to be working as intended for teams or players, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: The break before training camp is no vacation for teams with decisions to make, writes John Clayton.
While the role of fullbacks has been marginalized, the importance of tight ends continues to increase, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: With teams getting close to shutting down until training camp, John Clayton examines some of the biggest remaining questions.
Teams that spend more than $100 million in free agency almost always flop, 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.
An innovative scheduling software is helping teams avoid three-game road trips and other dreaded quirks, 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.