1. 9. Cincinnati Bengals (10-5-1) Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Cincinnati Bengals At Oakland Raiders

    Andy Dalton has certainly had his problems in the postseason, but the Bengals have been one of the most consistent regular-season teams, having made the playoffs each of the last four years.

  2. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Philip Rivers  of the San Diego Chargers (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Detroit Lions At San Diego Chargers

    The Lions took a big step forward and made the playoffs last year, and one of the primary reasons for that success was the improvement demonstrated by Matthew Stafford.

  3. Russell Wilson (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) Nick Foles #5 of the St. Louis Rams (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Seattle Seahawks At St. Louis Rams

    Russell Wilson is the ideal quarterback for this powerful team, and his progress has been consistent and effective every year. Wilson is talented, smart and resourceful, and he has a full understanding of his opponent’s strengths and weaknesses.

  4. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images) Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins (Photo by Matt Hazlett/ Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Miami Dolphins At Washington Redskins

    The Dolphins feel much better about the quarterback position than they have in the past because Ryan Tannehill has shown steady improvement at the position.

  5. Josh McCown #13 of the Cleveland Browns (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images) Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Cleveland Browns At New York Jets

    The Browns are still a work in progress and they don’t have a true identity on offense.

  6. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Kansas City Chiefs Vs. Houston Texans

    The combination of head coach Andy Reid and quarterback Alex Smith has been a good one for the Chiefs, and it should get even better this year with the acquisition of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin.