Mailbag: John Clayton's rookie minicamp lessons include his observations about Michael Sam, Sammy Watkins, Johnny Manziel and more.
Mailbag: Easy nondivision road schedules pave the way for the Buccaneers, Browns, Bills and Texans to make a move toward .500, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: With teams getting close to shutting down until training camp, John Clayton examines some of the biggest remaining questions.
Mailbag: New coaches coming from the college ranks could have an edge dealing with the shortened offseason, 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.
Few teams have the luxury of sitting their starters in this season finale -- too much is at stake.
The Vikings and Cardinals have surprised early, but don't be surprised if they're eventually figured out, writes John Clayton
Last season's No. 1 playoff seeds should benefit from easier schedules this season, writes John Clayton.
With several teams going with young QBs, the 2012 NFL schedule could become even easier for two perennial stalwarts, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
The outlook for the Bills is bright, but the Browns are facing clouds and questions, John Clayton writes.
History tells us some playoff teams from last seaosn will make way for teams with easier schedules. John Clayton singles out the most likely candidates.
The Cowboys have turned their Thanksgiving schedule into a huge advantage, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
Michael Vick's return to Atlanta provides drama, but San Diego-New England may be a playoff preview, writes John Clayton.
A labor deal by the end of June would save the season but require a bit of scrambling, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
Seven teams are stuck with three consecutive road games on the 2011 NFL schedule, John Clayton writes.