TALE OF THE TAPE

  1. JACKSONVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 29: Blaine Gabbert #11 hands off to Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during a game against the Indianapolis Colts at EverBank Field on September 29, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR
    Less Painful: Watching Jacksonville Or Undergoing Invasive, Unnecessary Surgery?

    With the Jacksonville Jaguars unable to do anything right, and turning in performances reminiscent of the ’62 Mets absent any of the charm, watching their games is beyond brutal.

  2. St. Louis Rams v Denver Broncos New Orleans Saints v Houston Texans
    Tale Of The Tape: St. Louis Rams At Houston Texans
  3. Carolina Panthers v Baltimore Ravens Pittsburgh Steelers v Minnesota Vikings
    Tale Of The Tape: Carolina Panthers At Minnesota Vikings

    The Week Five loss to the Arizona Cardinals was a vital game for Cam Newton. He had performed well in his previous game vs. the Giants and the Panthers were coming off a bye week.

  4. Washington Redskins v Tampa Bay Buccaneers New York Giants v Dallas Cowboys
    Tale Of The Tape: Washington Redskins At Dallas Cowboys

    The bye week had to be good for RGIII, as it gave him one more week to rest and recover from the ACL injury that was supposed to have been fully healed when he started the season.

  5. San Diego Chargers v Arizona Cardinals San Francisco 49ers v San Diego Chargers
    Tale Of The Tape: Arizona Cardinals At San Francisco 49ers

    Carson Palmer is not an elite quarterback. However, he understands what head coach Bruce Arians wants him to do with the offense.

  6. Miami Dolphins v New Orleans Saints New England Patriots v Cincinnati Bengals
    Tale Of The Tape: New Orleans Saints At New England Patriots

    While Drew Brees has not been winging the ball around the field like Peyton Manning, he has been dynamic in his own right and he may be the best quarterback in the NFC.