1. Aaron Rodgers (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images) (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Green Bay Packers Vs. Chicago Bears

    The Packers should be in a wonderful position again this year to rule the NFC North division and it all starts with the play of their remarkable quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

  2. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Tom Brady
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Pittsburgh Steelers Vs. New England Patriots

    This is clearly a difficult assignment for the Steelers as they go into the homes of the reigning Super Bowl champions and have to contend with the euphoria that goes with having Tom Brady in the lineup and the recent court decision in his favor.

  3. Tom Brady (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Tom Brady Vs. Joe Montana

    If you grew up watching Bay Area football in the 1980’s you dreamed of matching the magic of Joe Montana (or even dressed like him for Halloween). Some of us have come closer than others. After another Super Bowl win, is San Mateo’s own Tom Brady finally there?

  4. 49ers 1st Game at Levi's Stadium Bill Walsh SB Backdrop
    Better Bay Area Super Bowl Backdrop: Levi’s Stadium Vs. Old Stanford Stadium

    The last time the Bay Area hosted the Super Bowl Joe Montana was going for his second title against some hotshot young quarterback named Dan Marino.

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

    It’s a good thing the Cardinals have their playoff berth locked up, because the offense has lost its drive after losing quarterbacks Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton to injuries.

  6. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At Denver Broncos

    The Raiders have certainly shown some life in the second half of the season, and while it most likely won’t be enough to help Tony Sparano shed the interim label and become the full-time head coach, he does deserve credit for not letting this team give up.