John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFL's marquee rivalry will take a hit if Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers part ways. Plus, playoff race drama negates the rush to expand the postseason field.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Week 14 may begin to weed out nonplayoff teams from the crowded pack, particularly in the AFC.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Blowouts are becoming the NFL's new norm, and if oddsmakers are right, Week 12 will be rife with one-sided affairs.
John Clayton's First and Goal: A weakened field of NFC contenders aids dangerous Green Bay's Super Bowl hopes. Plus, can Mark Sanchez deliver when it matters most?
The sagging NFC South is continuing a yearly trend, John Clayton writes. Plus, AFC haze, the resilient 49ers and more.
John Clayton's First and Goal: Several NFC teams are in need of a playoff-preserving win in Week 10. Also, is this the end of Jim Harbaugh in San Francisco?
The Seahawks have the NFC's No. 1 seed in sight, writes John Clayton. Plus, the Lions' healthy outlook, the 49ers' blues and more.
John Clayton's First and 10:
With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.
In a week of surprises, the Rams-49ers tie tops them all, writes John Clayton.
Misfortune and luck can lead to landing the right quarterback, John Clayton writes. For the Colts, misfortune led to Luck.
For Jets and other teams hoping to contend, it's time to assert themselves, writes John Clayton.
Week 10 offers Steelers-Patriots and perhaps even some clarity on division races, writes John Clayton
Patriots-Colts is guaranteed excitement. The aftermath of Sunday's showdown also promises to be compelling, writes John Clayton.
Week 10 inactive players for Sunday's games.
John Clayton tracks down injury updates for Week 10 of the 2008 season.