TALE OF THE TAPE

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  1. DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 23: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos runs the offense against the San Diego Chargers during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 23, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. INDIANAPOLIS - OCTOBER 29: Ron Artest #91 of the Indiana Pacers shoots a free throw against the Denver Nuggets during the preseason game at Conseco Fieldhouse on October 29, 2004 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Nuggets won 98-79.
    Is It Worse to Anger Peyton Manning Or Ron Artest?

    Did the Broncos’ scoreboard operator or the fan who threw a soda at Ron Artest make a greater enemy?

  2. (Photo by Greg Shamus/Getty Images) (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Detroit Lions Vs. Atlanta Falcons In London

    The Lions have made several adjustments this season under head coach Jim Caldwell, and one of them has to do with Matthew Stafford’s expectations.

  3. FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 16: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts after throwing a touchdown pass during the fourth quarter against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on October 16, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Airdancer
    Tom Brady Vs. An Airdancer, Who Is Floppier?

    Tom Brady seemed to flop in a recent Pats-Jets game. How does he stand up to one of those inflatable things you see outside of car dealers?

  4. DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 19: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos drops back to throw on what would be his 509th career touchdown pass in the second quarter of a game against the San Francisco 49ers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Matthew McConaughey poses in the press room during the Oscars at Loews Hollywood Hotel on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.
    Peyton Manning’s TD Record Or Matthew McConaughey’s Oscar More Expected?

    Peyton Manning broke the career TD record. Everyone knew it was coming. But was it as expected as Matthew McConaughey’s Oscar?

  5. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: New Orleans Saints At Detroit Lions

    While the Saints have not gotten off to the start that they wanted to, there doesn’t seem to be much doubt that as the season progresses they will once again prove to be one of the most formidable offensive teams in the league.

  6. EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 28: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to their game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on September 28, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Megatron Transformers
    Injured Calvin Johnson Or Broken Megatron Toy, Which Is Worse?

    Calvin Johnson, the NFL’s Megatron, is a little banged up. But is that worse than a broken Megatron Transformer toy?