TALE OF THE TAPE

NFL

  1. Green Bay Packers v Detroit Lions (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Green Bay Packers At Chicago Bears

    The Packers have had an edge in this series, and the superb play of Aaron Rodgers is one of the main reasons they have been able to exert their influence.

  2. Houston Texans v New York Giants (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: New York Giants At Washington Redskins

    The Giants hope that they can ignite their offense by going on the road against a divisional opponent. Eli Manning finally got it going a bit in Week Three against the Texans, and the Giants need him to keep it going or they will have another lost season.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Pittsburgh Steelers At Carolina Panthers

    The Steelers are a veteran team that should understand how to play in a big game, but they appeared unprepared for their Week Two game with the Baltimore Ravens.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Kansas City Chiefs At Miami Dolphins

    The Chiefs picked it up quite a bit in losing a 24-17 decision at Denver, and that should be encouraging to Andy Reid and quarterback Alex Smith.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Denver Broncos At Seattle Seahawks

    A brilliant season ended in disastrous fashion for the Broncos last year when they were hammered unmercifully by the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII.

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    Tale Of The Tape: San Francisco 49ers At Arizona Cardinals

    The 49ers let a 17-0 lead against the Chicago Bears slip away, and while it was not all Colin Kaepernick’s fault, it was clear that he bore quite a bit of responsibility from the look on his face while standing on the sidelines and from a statistical point of view.