John Clayton's First and Goal: In the wake of off-field controversy, the NFL needs on-field excitement to generate more favorable headlines.
Clayton's mailbag: The 2013 playoffs have rejuvenated the importance of the ground game.
Three playoff hopefuls got critical victories on a wild, show-filled Sunday, writes John Clayton.
Getting rid of ties would be a win for everyone, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
The NFC North was in a giving mood Sunday, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Chiefs' breaking point on D, cold-weather kickstarts and more.
Clayton's mailbag: Trades are an important part of the game, but far too often the expected impact is overrated.
John Clayton's First and 10: The Vikings are going through a transition at QB. They're not the only team pondering change.
John Clayton's First and 10: Russell Wilson versus Andrew Luck highlights the season's most intriguing weekend so far.
Offensive linemen are falling at an alarming rate, and strong backups seem to be in short supply, John Clayton writes.
Mailbag: The NFC appears to have a decided edge over the AFC, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: Injuries and suspensions could keep teams from going full speed ahead with their offensive plans, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: It's getting expensive to reside in the NFC North, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: The break before training camp is no vacation for teams with decisions to make, writes John Clayton.
Mailbag: With teams getting close to shutting down until training camp, John Clayton examines some of the biggest remaining questions.
Mailbag: If owners make changes to the Pro Bowl that fail, the game could be doomed, 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.