TALE OF THE TAPE

NFL

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    Tale Of The Tape: Pittsburgh Steelers At Atlanta Falcons

    Ben Roethlisberger has had one of his better statistical seasons, and there’s no reason he can’t build on that against the Falcons’ weak secondary.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Cincinnati Bengals At Cleveland Browns

    The Andy Dalton show shuffles on, and the Bengals don’t know what they are going to get from their quarterback from one week to the next.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Houston Texans At Indianapolis Colts

    Ryan Fitzpatrick was replaced by Ryan Mallett earlier in the year, but an injury to Mallet has given Fitzpatrick another opportunity, and he is making the most of it.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Arizona Cardinals At St. Louis Rams

    Despite the optimism shown by head coach Bruce Arians that the Cardinals were capable of winning the Super Bowl with Drew Stanton at quarterback, there has been little evidence that they are truly capable of making that kind of run with their backup quarterback.

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    Tale Of The Tape: New York Giants At Tennessee Titans

    The Giants suffered their seventh straight loss, and this was their most embarrassing defeat of the season because it came against the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars after the Giants had built a 21-3 halftime lead.

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    Tale Of The Tape: New York Jets At Minnesota Vikings

    The Jets have made a move back to Geno Smith after taking the starting job away from him a few weeks earlier.