TALE OF THE TAPE

Jets

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    Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At New York Jets

    It’s not often that the Oakland Raiders go into a game with a clear quarterback advantage over their opponents, but that’s the case here.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Miami Dolphins At New York Jets

    This was supposed to be a season of growth for the Dolphins and quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Instead, both the team and the quarterback have been stagnant.

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    Tale Of The Tape: New York Jets At Baltimore Ravens

    The Jets are up one week and down the next. They have alternated wins and losses since the first week of the season, and after losing at Buffalo in Week 11, they should be due for a victory here.

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    Tale Of The Tape: New York Jets At Buffalo Bills

    Rookie quarterback Geno Smith has been good enough to take advantage of open receivers when his offensive line has given him protection.

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    Tale Of The Tape: New York Jets At Cincinnati Bengals

    The Jets are holding their own with rookie Geno Smith at quarterback, and that’s far better than what had been expected from the youngster.

  6. CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 6: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots passes against the Cincinnati Bengals in the first quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 24: Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets passes against the New York Giants during their pre season game at MetLife Stadium on August 24, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
    Tale Of The Tape: New England Patriots At New York Jets

    The Patriots don’t have the kind of explosive offensive team that fans are used to seeing, but they are 5-1 and in first place in the AFC East.