The Bears' loss kept the NFC wild-card race interesting, writes John Clayton.
Aaron Rodgers and Eli Manning both know firsthand the hard road to the Super Bowl, writes John Clayton.
With Rashard Mendenhall out, a gimpy Ben Roethlisberger will be forced to do even more for the Steelers, writes John Clayton.
Teams looking for a franchise QB in 2012 will anxiously await Matt Barkley's decision, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
Caleb Hanie and Matt Leinart aren't just replacing injured starters, they also need to keep their teams' playoff hopes alive, writes John Clayton.
It will be tough for run-oriented teams such as the Jets and Ravens to advance further in the AFC playoffs, writes John Clayton in his latest mailbag.
The headline games in the second half of the NFL season are relatively easy to spot, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
After the dust settled in the wild-card round, these are the 10 burning questions for the AFC divisional playoffs, John Clayton writes.
After two disappointing trips to the playoffs, the Giants made a conscious decision to get younger. The move has been a key factor in New York's surprising run to the Super Bowl, writes John Clayton.
What do the top seeds in this year's playoffs have in common? An elite passing attack, which is becoming a prerequisite for success, writes John Clayton.
A loss to the Steelers on Sunday could put a crimp in Jacksonville's playoff plans, John Clayton writes.
The winner of Sunday's Giants-Lions clash will take a big step toward securing a wild-card spot in the NFC, writes John Clayton.
John Clayton gives injury updates heading into the wild-card playoffs.
It was easy to rush to judgment after the playoff pairing were set, but John Clayton reexamines and breaks down this weekend's wild-card playoff games.
With two weeks left in the regular season, John Clayton looks at the wild-card contenders and how it might shake out.
The Bengals aren't happy about being underdogs, John Clayton writes in his preview of wild-card weekend.