TALE OF THE TAPE

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    Tale Of The Tape: St. Louis Rams At Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    The Rams got off to an inauspicious start as they allowed the Minnesota Vikings to walk into the Edward Jones Dome and dominate.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Seattle Seahawks At San Diego Chargers

    The Seahawks started the season in impressive fashion as they trounced a strong Green Bay team with a versatile attack.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Atlanta Falcons At Cincinnati Bengals

    It’s fairly clear that the Atlanta Falcons were embarrassed by their 4-12 showing a year ago, as they came out of the gate with a scintillating victory over the New Orleans Saints in Week One.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Arizona Cardinals At New York Giants

    The Cardinals established a productive offense last year with Carson Palmer under center as he threw for a career-best 4,274 yards.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Dallas Cowboys At Tennessee Titans

    The weaknesses on the Cowboys’ defense is going to put extreme pressure on the offensive personnel to play with efficiency and effectiveness.

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    Tale Of The Tape: New England Patriots At Minnesota Vikings

    The Patriots opened the season in disappointing fashion as they couldn’t do a thing in the second half against Miami and they could not sustain a decent start to the game.