TALE OF THE TAPE

  1. GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 18:  Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws a pass in the first quarter of a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 18, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 01:  Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws the ball against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 1, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At New Orleans Saints

    The Raiders seem to be everybody’s favorite “sleeper” team this season. The Saints on the other hand seem to be rebuilding.

  2. JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 28: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals looks to throw during the first quarter of the preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on August 28, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images) Ryan Fitzpatrick of the New York Jets throws down field against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Jan. 3, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Cincinnati Bengals At New York Jets

    The Jets just missed on the playoffs last year while the Bengals suffered a heartbreaking loss in the divisional round. Both teams look to be playoff contenders once again.

  3. MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 1: Head coach Mike Zimmer of the Minnesota Vikings looks on during the game against the Los Angeles Rams on September 1, 2016 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Rams 27-25. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 27: Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Tennessee Titans warms up during pregame warm ups prior to playing the Oakland Raiders in a preseason game at the Oakland Coliseum on August 27, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Minnesota Vikings At Tennessee Titans

    The Vikings made their move to get a QB to replace the injured Teddy Bridgewater, can they get the season started right with a win over Marcus Mariota and the Titans potent rushing attack?

  4. JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 20: Jameis Winston #3 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers throws the ball against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first quarter during a preseason game on August 20, 2016 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images) ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 11:  Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons looks to pass against the Washington Redskins at Georgia Dome on August 11, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Tampa Bay Buccaneers At Atlanta Falcons

    NFC South divisional rivals start the season off with a clash in Atlanta. Jameis Winston looks to take the next step in Year 2 of his career.

  5. CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 1: Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Cleveland Browns passes during the first quarter against the Chicago Bears during a preseason game at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images) PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 11: Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles throws a pass in the second quarter of a preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lincoln Financial Field on August 11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Cleveland Browns At Philadelphia Eagles

    The Browns are looking at a likely rebuilding process and part of that rebuild is the Eagles first round pick in next year’s draft. The Eagles have handed the keys to rookie Carson Wentz following trading Sam Bradford to Minnesota.

  6. CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 27:  Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears drops back to pass during a preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Soldier Field on August 27, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 28: Brock Osweiler #17 of the Houston Texans looks to pass in the second quarter against the Arizona Cardinals during a preseason NFL game at NRG Stadium on August 28, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Chicago Bears At Houston Texans

    The Texans think they’ve found their answer at quarterback after signing Brock Osweiler in free agency. He’ll get his first test against a Bears defense that’s expected to be improved.

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