TALE OF THE TAPE

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    Tale Of The Tape: New Orleans Saints At Cleveland Browns

    The Saints were clearly disappointed after losing their Week One game at Atlanta, but a further look at that game indicates that New Orleans has little to worry about.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Detroit Lions At Carolina Panthers

    The hiring of Jim Caldwell as head coach has brought a new attitude on both sides of the ball in Detroit.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Miami Dolphins At Buffalo Bills

    The Dolphins are certainly one of the under-the-radar teams in the NFL, and few people give them serious consideration because they have made little progress over the years and head coach Joe Philbin is not an inspirational leader.

  4. Cleveland Browns v Pittsburgh Steelers (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Pittsburgh Steelers At Baltimore Ravens

    If the Steelers are going to exceed expectations this year, it is going to be up to Ben Roethlisberger to lead the way.

  5. San Diego Chargers v San Francisco 49ers (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: San Diego Chargers At Arizona Cardinals

    Philip Rivers went into the 2013 season with questions about his performance hanging over his head, but he answered those questions with ease last year as he enjoyed a brilliant year. Rivers and Chargers head coach Mike McCoy developed an excellent rapport, and that manifested itself in Rivers’ performance.

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    Tale Of The Tape: New York Giants At Detroit Lions

    After back-to-back subpar seasons from Eli Manning, this is a critical year in his career.

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