The NFL's recent decision to ease the blackout requirements for home games is smart, but also a little scary, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
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.
John Clayton identifies his Super Bowl teams, the biggest second-half games and hands out awards in his midseason report.
The feel-good story of last year and the defending Super Bowl champions will square off in Week 1 when the Saints travel to Indianapolis to take on the Colts in the NFL's first game of the season.
Colts-Patriots. Manning-Brady. It doesn't get much better than this. Indy's trip to New England highlights an intriguing Week 9, writes John Clayton.