TALE OF THE TAPE

Sports

  1. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Tampa Bay Buccaneers At Chicago Bears

    Josh McCown gets an opportunity to compete against the team he excelled for last year and helped him get a huge contract. McCown filled in for Jay Cutler last season and kept the Bears on track during his absence.

  2. ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21: Kyle Orton #18 of the Buffalo Bills warms up before the game against the San Diego Chargers at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 29: Mike Ditka, former NFL player and coach, and current ESPN analyst, talks with reporters during the ESPN media availability in the Empire West Ballroom, at Super Bowl XLVIII Media Center at the Sheraton New York Times Square on January 28, 2014 in New York, New York.
    Does Kyle Orton’s Mustache Or Mike Ditka’s Have Better Superpowers?

    Can a mustache have superpowers? Depends on the mustache. How does Kyle Orton’s mustache stack up against Mike Ditka’s mustache?

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    What’s Worse, Seahawks’ Watered-Down Beer Or Royals’ Expired Food?

    The Seahawks and Royals deliver on the field. But they shortchanged fans at the concession booth, with watered-down beer and expired food.

  4. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) (Photo Tom Lynn /Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Minnesota Vikings At Chicago Bears

    The Vikings don’t look very impressive from an offensive point of view at this point in the season, but there is some progress being made with rookie Teddy Bridgewater at quarterback.

  5. CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 6 : Brian Hoyer #6 of the Cleveland Browns celebrates a touchdown during the third quarter of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on November 6, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. windswept tree
    More Dignified: Losing To Cleveland Browns Or Strong Gust Of Wind?

    The fading Bengals lost to the surging Browns, not really an NFL powerhouse. Is it more dignified to lose to the Browns or a gust of wind?

  6. Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images) (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Chicago Bears At Green Bay Packers

    As the Bears return from their bye week, they are in the midst of a crisis. Serious doubts have surfaced about head coach Marc Trestman and Jay Cutler, and unless the team turns around their season with an eye-opening second half, the pressure will intensify.