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HOW THE WEST WAS WON

 

It wasn't a surprise that Seattle walked away with the Division Title but the Rams also made the Postseason. The Cardinals got things moving on the right direction but ended the season on a sour note, while the 49ers got hit hard with injuries they simply couldn't recover from. 

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Lance Goodman

January 2021

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NFC WEST 
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

Seattle committed to it's long term staples a few years ago in Super Bowl winning Quarterback Russell Wilson and Lineback Bobby Wagner. They have surrounded those guys with a plethora of talent and have a Super Bowl winning Head Coach, yet the Hawks stumbled down the stretch and into the Playoffs. 

LOS ANGELES RAMS

The Rams have come to a crossroad a little earlier than most people expected. They boasted the leagues top overall defense, got improved offensive line play and have some serious talent at the skill positions on offense, yet Quarterback Jared Goff remains a huge question mark.

ARIZONA CARDINALS

The Cardinals definitely took steps in the right direction this year, most importantly seeing progress from second year Quarterback Kyler Murray who received an extra boost from All Pro Wide Receiver DeAndre Hopkins but an 8-8 record is proof, that's there's still work to do.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS
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Seattle 12-4**

Los Angeles 10-6*

Arizona 8-8

San Francisco 6-10

After letting Super Bowl 50 slip away last season, the 49ers were the latest victim of the well known Super Bowl hang over, being ravaged by injuries, which led to San Francisco missing the Playoffs.