TALE OF THE TAPE

  1. Lavonte David and Orie Lemon tackle Jonathan Stewart messy closet
    NFC South More Of A Mess Than My Closet?

    A team with a losing record could win the NFC South. The division is a mess. But how does that mess compare to my closet?

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    Tale Of The Tape: New Orleans Saints At Chicago Bears

    It can’t get any worse for the Saints, can it? They absorbed a 41-10 beating at home from the Panthers, yet they remain tied with the Falcons for first place in the woeful NFC South with a 5-8 record.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Dallas Cowboys At Philadelphia Eagles

    Tony Romo will have quite a bit on his plate as his team plays for a share of first place in the NFC East.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Minnesota Vikings At Detroit Lions

    The Vikings are not a top-level team by any stretch, but they are playing hard for rookie head coach Mike Zimmer and showing improvement.

  5. Colin Kaepernick (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: San Francisco 49ers At Seattle Seahawks

    The 49ers appear to be in a rapid decline after losing at home to the Seahawks and inexplicably finding a way to drop a game at the hands of the Oakland Raiders.

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    Tale Of The Tape: New York Jets At Tennessee Titans

    After throwing an interception that was returned for a touchdown on the first play of the game, beleaguered Geno Smith actually played one of his best games as he completed 18-of-29 passes for 254 yards with a touchdown.