John Clayton's First and Goal: After a three-game Thanksgiving Day feast, Week 13 offers plenty -- including a Patriots-Packers showdown -- to whet appetites.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Sunday's Bengals-Colts matchup could provide clarity in the AFC. Plus, a tough test for the 49ers' D and more.
A pair of underdogs delivered drama and excitement, John Clayton writes. Plus, relief for Aaron Rodgers, Steve Smith's statement and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: Blowouts are highly probable in Week 8. Plus, Dez vs. Megatron, RG III's improving health and more.
Mailbag: New coaches coming from the college ranks could have an edge dealing with the shortened offseason, 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.
Can the Ravens and 49ers get back? Don't count on it. Here are five teams that should be Super Bowl threats in 2013, writes John Clayton.
Few teams have the luxury of sitting their starters in this season finale -- too much is at stake.
The 2012 schedule could add to the New Orleans Saints' woes, John Clayton writes.
Michael Vick's return to Atlanta provides drama, but San Diego-New England may be a playoff preview, writes John Clayton.
The 2011 schedule looks favorable for the NFC East, as well as the Steelers and Ravens, John Clayton writes.
Thanks to the rise of the Bears and champion Packers, the NFC North gets a prime-time push on the 2011 schedule, John Clayton writes.
The clash between the Donovan McNabb-led Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles at FedEx Field highlights the 2010 "Monday Night Football" schedule, writes John Clayton.
The eight hardest schedules for the 2009 season are for AFC East and NFC South teams, and three or four-victory dropoffs for any of those teams might result, John Clayton writes.
The Panthers are in an almost-must-win situation in a MNF rematch with the Bucs. The Bucs won the first meeting, and the Panthers have no margin of error with a tough closing schedule, John Clayton writes.