TALE OF THE TAPE

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    Tale Of The Tape: Minnesota Vikings At New Orleans Saints

    The Vikings made the decision to let veteran Matt Cassel handle their quarterback duties, and he led them to a surprisingly easy win in Week One against the Rams.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At New England Patriots

    The Raiders face a huge disadvantage at the quarterback spot, where rookie Derek Carr is getting the start and must face a New England defense that stepped up in its second game of the season.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Indianapolis Colts At Jacksonville Jaguars

    The Colts opened the season with losses against the Broncos and Eagles, and this game against the Jaguars certainly represents the easiest assignment.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Green Bay Packers At Detroit Lions

    The Packers were teetering on the edge of a disastrous loss in their home opener to the New York Jets when they righted the ship and rallied for an important win that kept them from falling into an 0-2 hole.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Baltimore Ravens At Cleveland Browns

    The Ravens welcomed their opportunity to play last Thursday night to get away from the Ray Rice controversy, and they played a superb game in their one-sided victory over the Steelers.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Houston Texans At New York Giants

    The Texans are on a roll after winning their first two games of the season, but one note of caution. They also won their first two games last year before finishing the season with a 2-14 record.

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