During the past off-season, the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers engaged in a massive build-up of talent (sometimes referred to as the arm’s race). This build up of talent has put both teams on the trendy picks for the NFC West Title, and the Super Bowl. That also means that one of these fan-bases is definitely going to go into meltdown mode after their team is eliminated from the playoffs or playoff contention…what ever comes first.
There are also two other teams in the division that have kind have been forgotten about, and it is important to keep them in mind. After all, no matter how unlikely it is for them to end up in the playoffs, they are NFL teams and are completely capable of wrecking either the Niners or Seahawks seasons. There is also the chance that they end up winning the division as well.
Now is a good a time as any to preview each team in the NFC West…by their spot in the 2012 standings:
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