TALE OF THE TAPE

NFL

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    Tale Of The Tape: Houston Texans At Indianapolis Colts

    Ryan Fitzpatrick was replaced by Ryan Mallett earlier in the year, but an injury to Mallet has given Fitzpatrick another opportunity, and he is making the most of it.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Arizona Cardinals At St. Louis Rams

    Despite the optimism shown by head coach Bruce Arians that the Cardinals were capable of winning the Super Bowl with Drew Stanton at quarterback, there has been little evidence that they are truly capable of making that kind of run with their backup quarterback.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Seattle Seahawks At Philadelphia Eagles

    After going through difficulties in the first part of the season, the Seahawks have beaten a pair of division rivals – the Cardinals and the 49ers – in the last two weeks and appear to be back on track.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Seattle Seahawks At San Francisco 49ers

    The Seahawks made their championship run last year because of Russell Wilson’s outstanding leadership and athleticism, not as a result of his arm strength or downfield passing.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Baltimore Ravens At New Orleans Saints

    The Ravens are dependent on Joe Flacco to play his best football down the stretch if they are going to make a run at the AFC North title. Flacco is certainly capable of getting hot and putting big numbers up on the scoreboard.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Dallas Cowboys At New York Giants

    The Cowboys have been one of the bigger surprises in the league this year, but their sharp start could go to waste if they can’t come through in games like this.

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