You are the weakest link. Okay that tv show drove me nuts. However, the NFC West, like the AFC West, is considered one of the weakest divisions in their conference. Interestingly though the lower three are making progress.
#4) – San Francisco 49’ers – Sorry, even though I think that having J.T. O’Sullivan is the best bet for this team, instead of Alex Smith (yes, I know Smith got a raw deal), I don’t see them adding enough just yet to advance up the division.
#3) – St. Louis Rams – An older Torry Holt, Marc Bulger is questionable at getting it done and well Stephen Jackson, okay so we’re not going to hold your hold out over your head, but I see them still a little weaker then the top two.
#2) – Arizona Cardinals – aka the Steelers West. Honestly, if you doubt that bringing in Ken Wisenhunt and Russ Grimm wasn’t the best thing that could have happened to this team you need to have your head examined. Cardinals are now developing a Russ Grimm oline. Do you know what a Russ Grimm oline is? Remember the oline from Pittsburgh that up till a few years ago was deemed as one of the best olines in the NFL? That’s a Russ Grimm oline. Now add J.J. Harrington, Hightower, a quarterback in Warner, when given enough time can be damn good and some star wide receivers. I see this team taking a wild card slot.
#1) - Seattle Seahawks – sadly I think this is the last year you’ll be seeing this team in the top of the division with the impending retirement of Mike Holgrem. However, given it’s his last year, I see Matt Hasselbeck giving it his all. Great defense, Watch Justin Forsett, he’ll be the key to this team.
NFC West Division Champions – Seattle Seahawks