TALE OF THE TAPE

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    Tale Of The Tape: New York Jets At Buffalo Bills

    Rookie quarterback Geno Smith has been good enough to take advantage of open receivers when his offensive line has given him protection.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Cleveland Browns At Cincinnati Bengals

    The Cleveland Browns have gotten a lift from a couple of backup quarterbacks this season in Brian Hoyer and Jason Campbell.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Baltimore Ravens At Chicago Bears

    The Ravens have a Super Bowl-winning quarterback in Joe Flacco who may be at his best when the Ravens are involved in big-time postseason games.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Green Bay Packers At New York Giants

    The Packers were in great shape a couple of weeks ago and it looked like Aaron Rodgers would put them in a position to challenge Seattle, San Francisco and Carolina in the NFC.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Washington Redskins At Philadelphia Eagles

    The Redskins are not the explosive team on offense that they were for the large majority of the offseason, but they are at least trending in the right direction.

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    Tale Of The Tape: San Francisco 49ers At New Orleans Saints

    After taking the NFL by storm a year ago with his overwhelming athletic ability and fine passing ability, the 2013 season has been a much more challenging year for quarterback Colin Kaepernick.