The Bills' bold move is an audition for a future owner, and the 3-4 defense remains important, John Clayton writes.
Denver QB Peyton Manning is the No. 1 Super Bowl storyline, especially with difficult weather a distinct possibility.
A recent rash of injuries at receiver didn't slow offenses, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Panthers' rise; the Steelers' fall and more.
Injuries are playing a huge role, writes John Clayton. Plus, the smart Seahawks, the Bucs' bad QB decision and more.
Mailbag: We're seeing a rise in fourth-quarter heroics by quarterbacks, adding excitement to the game, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: Injuries and suspensions could keep teams from going full speed ahead with their offensive plans, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: Teams that hand out punishment, instead of waiting for the league do it, are sending a strong message that could deter more incidents, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: New coaches coming from the college ranks could have an edge dealing with the shortened offseason, 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.
An innovative scheduling software is helping teams avoid three-game road trips and other dreaded quirks, writes John Clayton.
The Rooney Rule is nice in theory, but the NFL's diversity efforts must evolve. Plus, reader questions.
The pistol and read option have staying power, but defenses will eventually adjust. Plus, reader questions.
Peyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro team, which includes clear choices at the skill positions and tough calls elsewhere.
There's still plenty of intrigue regarding the NFC playoff race, writes John Clayton.
The 2012 season has been marked by close games, but that wasn't the case Sunday, writes John Clayton.
The Ravens firing offensive coordinator Cam Cameron shows one thing: good assistant coaches are tough to find, writes John Clayton.