TALE OF THE TAPE

NFL

  1. DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 18: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions drops back to pass during the first quarter of the preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Ford Field on August 18, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 27: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts looks to pass against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second quarter of an preseason NFL game at Lucas Oil Stadium on August 27, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Detroit Lions At Indianapolis Colts

    The Lions and Colts each had disappointing years missing the playoffs last season. Both look to get back on track this season.

  2. MIAMI GARDENS, FL - SEPTEMBER 01:  Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins warms up during a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at Hard Rock Stadium on September 1, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 01:  Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks throws the ball against the Oakland Raiders in their preseason game at the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum on September 1, 2016 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Miami Dolphins At Seattle Seahawks

    The Dolphins are hoping new head coach Adam Gase can fully unlock Ryan Tannehill’s potential. The first test is a big one as they travel to the home of the 12th man.

  3. DENVER, CO - JANUARY 3:  Quarterback Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers passes against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 3, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 27:  Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs runs for yards during a preseason game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on August 27, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: San Diego Chargers At Kansas City Chiefs

    The Chiefs get top running back Jamal Charles back as they look to return to the playoffs once again. Meanwhile, the Chargers are running out of time to build around Phillip Rivers.

  4. GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 18:  Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws a pass in the first quarter of a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 18, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 01:  Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws the ball against the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 1, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At New Orleans Saints

    The Raiders seem to be everybody’s favorite “sleeper” team this season. The Saints on the other hand seem to be rebuilding.

  5. JACKSONVILLE, FL - AUGUST 28: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals looks to throw during the first quarter of the preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on August 28, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images) ORCHARD PARK, NY - JANUARY 03:  Ryan Fitzpatrick #14 of the New York Jets throws down field against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Cincinnati Bengals At New York Jets

    The Jets just missed on the playoffs last year while the Bengals suffered a heartbreaking loss in the divisional round. Both teams look to be playoff contenders once again.

  6. MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 1: Head coach Mike Zimmer of the Minnesota Vikings looks on during the game against the Los Angeles Rams on September 1, 2016 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Rams 27-25. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 27: Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Tennessee Titans warms up during pregame warm ups prior to playing the Oakland Raiders in a preseason game at the Oakland Coliseum on August 27, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
    Week 1 Tale Of The Tape: Minnesota Vikings At Tennessee Titans

    The Vikings made their move to get a QB to replace the injured Teddy Bridgewater, can they get the season started right with a win over Marcus Mariota and the Titans potent rushing attack?

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