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.
Playoff-bound teams have a lot to play for in Week 17. Plus, the Colts' gains, Sean Payton's missteps and more.
Getting rid of ties would be a win for everyone, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
Mailbag: It's getting expensive to reside in the NFC North, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: The franchise-tag system doesn't appear to be working as intended for teams or players, writes John Clayton.
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.
Expect Tavon Austin, DeAndre Hopkins and Robert Woods to emerge as offensive ROY candidates, writes John Clayton.
An innovative scheduling software is helping teams avoid three-game road trips and other dreaded quirks, writes John Clayton.
Both new and old rivalries dot an exciting 2013 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
Free agency has been fast and furious, but teams have been strategic with big contracts, writes John Clayton.
Franchised tight ends are currently a bargain, but things could soon change. Plus, answers to reader questions.
The teams that spent the most in 2012 got little bang for their buck. Plus, answers to reader questions.
The pistol and read option have staying power, but defenses will eventually adjust. Plus, reader questions.