TALE OF THE TAPE

Sports

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    Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At St. Louis Rams

    The Raiders played a strong game in gaining their first win of the season over their arch-rivals from Kansas City, and rookie quarterback Derek Carr deserves much of the credit for leading the game-winning drive and also hanging in and improving throughout the long season.

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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.

  3. SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins takes warm up throws during pregame against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 21: U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about his executive action on U.S. immigration policy at Del Sol High School on November 21, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Obama outlined a plan on Thursday to ease the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants.
    Is Robert Griffin III Or Barack Obama Less Popular In Washington?

    The tide has shifted in Washington, on the football field and in the government. Is RG3 or Barack Obama less popular?

  4. INDIANAPOLIS, IN - NOVEMBER 16: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks on before playing agains the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 05: A croupier spins a roulette wheel at the new luxury casino, which opens tomorrow, on February 5, 2008 in Glasgow, Scotland. This 25m GPB venue, named Alea, opens on the Clyde at Springfield Quay near the city centre and is Scotland's first luxury casino, dining and live music venue.
    Bigger Gamble, Guessing Pats’ Running Back Or Hitting Roulette Number?

    Guessing Bill Belichick’s running back is near impossible, but how does the gamble compare to Roulette, another game of chance?

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    Tale Of The Tape: Washington Redskins At San Francisco 49ers

    The Redskins pulled off one of the most disappointing performances of the season as they were coming off a bye week and had the lowly Tampa Bay Bucs at FedEx Field and they couldn’t even stay close.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Kansas City Chiefs At Oakland Raiders

    The Chiefs have full confidence that Alex Smith is a championship-level quarterback who is going to take advantage of defensive mistakes every time he steps onto the field.