TALE OF THE TAPE

NFL

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    Tale Of The Tape: Dallas Cowboys At Detroit Lions

    Critics may want to label Tony Romo as a quarterback who will always make the big mistake that will cost his team important games, but that would be a lazy opinion.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Buffalo Bills At New Orleans Saints

    The Bills may not be one of the elite teams in the league, but rookie head coach Doug Marrone has a team that impresses you with its intensity.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Miami Dolphins At New England Patriots

    The Dolphins have struggled badly and have now lost three consecutive games after winning their first three.

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    Tale Of The Tape: San Francisco 49ers At Jacksonville Jaguars

    The 49ers are winning games and showing hints of an explosive offense, but Colin Kaepernick hasn’t quite reached the expectations that many had for him this season.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Carolina Panthers At Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    When the subject is talent and ability, Cam Newton does not have to take a backseat to too many quarterbacks.

  6. EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 06: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants reacts in the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at MetLife Stadium on October 6, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 16: U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (C) arrives at a House Republican meeting regarding a bipartisan solution for the pending budget and debt limit impasse at the U.S. Capitol October 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. The U.S. government shutdown is in its sixteenth day as the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives remain gridlocked on funding the federal government and the extending the nation's debt limit.
    More Efficient: New York Giants Or The United States Government?

    The question is, with both New York and DC seemingly going nowhere, which of the two has been the most efficient? Let’s go to the tape.