The controversial calls from Week 11 had a direct impact on the 49ers' chances of returning to the Super Bowl, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
With a combined record of 15-2, the Seahawks and Broncos are the favorites to make the Super Bowl, John Clayton writes.
It's unusual for a Super Bowl champion to retool its roster, but the Ravens' strategy makes sense in this era, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: If owners make changes to the Pro Bowl that fail, the game could be doomed, 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.
From a blackout to the 49ers' rally to Ray Lewis' last stand, it was a lights-out Super Bowl, writes John Clayton.
The Harbaugh brothers' lifelong competition moves to a very big stage.
Fans of old-school football should rejoice about the Ravens-49ers matchup. It should be power football at its finest.
The Joe Flacco debate is essentially over. He will paid like an elite quarterback, no matter what his critics think.
Super Bowl Q&A: The Harbaugh Bowl has plenty of other interesting storylines.
Six quarterbacks have divvied up the past nine Super Bowl wins. Will we see a fresh face this year?
No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.
John Clayton delivers a musical masterpiece with his NFL midseason report.
The penalties given to the Saints as a result of the bounty scandal effectively take Drew Brees & Co. out of Super Bowl contention, John Clayton writes.
The combine should provide clarity regarding how to rank the QB and RB classes, John Clayton writes.