A.J. Smith, the former general manager of the San Diego Chargers, is expected to be offered an enhanced position in the Washington Redskins' front office, a source said.
John Clayton's mailbag: Owners seem to be realizing that firing coaches early in their tenure isn't always the answer.
It was a big Sunday for the AFC, John Clayton writes. Plus, a rare Green Bay dud, the end for San Francisco and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFL's marquee rivalry will take a hit if Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers part ways. Plus, playoff race drama negates the rush to expand the postseason field.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Several NFC teams are in need of a playoff-preserving win in Week 10. Also, is this the end of Jim Harbaugh in San Francisco?
John Clayton's mailbag: Pondering midseason head-scratchers, including the 49ers' offensive identity.
John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.
Clayton's mailbag: September was marked by unexpected struggles in the NFC South and strange strategy with quarterbacks in the AFC East.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Friends turned foes out to make statement vs. old teams during NFL's reunion week.
Gary Kubiak has helped resurrect the running game in Baltimore. Plus, Ravens rookie C.J. Mosley looks like he's for real, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: Brandon Flowers' change of address makes the Chiefs bigger and the Chargers better, John Clayton writes as he sizes up the NFL's cornerback shuffle.
John Clayton's mailbag: Colin Kaepernick's deal could serve as a new model for the way big-money contracts are structured.
Mailbag: In what's usually a quiet time for the NFL, discipline and legal matters have dominated the news, writes John Clayton.
The Bills' bold move is an audition for a future owner, and the 3-4 defense remains important, John Clayton writes.
A Super Bowl rematch between the Seahawks and Broncos is among the highlights of the 2014 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag -- While there's still on-field value for RBs, it no longer translates into big contracts, writes John Clayton.