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.
A Super Bowl rematch between the Seahawks and Broncos is among the highlights of the 2014 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
Playoff-bound teams have a lot to play for in Week 17. Plus, the Colts' gains, Sean Payton's missteps and more.
John Clayton's First and 10: With several teams on the verge of clinching playoff spots, late-season divisional games are losing some luster.
Mailbag: With teams getting close to shutting down until training camp, John Clayton examines some of the biggest remaining questions.
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.
Few teams have the luxury of sitting their starters in this season finale -- too much is at stake.
Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
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.
Michael Vick's return to Atlanta provides drama, but San Diego-New England may be a playoff preview, writes John Clayton.
Longevity is key when compiling NFL "best of" lists regarding teams, 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 2011 schedule looks favorable for the NFC East, as well as the Steelers and Ravens, John Clayton writes.