TALE OF THE TAPE

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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.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Minnesota Vikings At Seattle Seahawks

    Christian Ponder looked like a new man as he completed 17-of-21 passes in the Week 10 victory over the Washington Redskins.

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    Tale Of The Tape: San Diego Chargers At Miami Dolphins

    Philip Rivers has changed his game quite a bit this season. Instead of winging it all over the field, Rivers has concentrated mainly on short and medium-range passes.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Detroit Lions At Pittsburgh Steelers

    Matthew Stafford is still going to make some errors that hurt the Lions in crucial situations and he clearly has some work to do.