The season is winding down and the NFC West crown has already been claimed by the San Francisco 49ers. However, both the Seattle Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals still have a shot at grabbing a wildcard spot and fighting their way into the postseason. It might even come down to the week 17 game between Seattle and Arizona... who knows?
Anyhow, if they even want to get to that point with the possibility still standing, they will need to win this week. Let's take a look around the NFC West at some injury news and other important things we should keep in mind.
The Seahawks released their final injury report after practice on Friday and relatively speaking, it's not too shabby. They play in Chicago against the Bears on Sunday.
Some interesting statistics and thoughts about the Seahawks' possibility of making the playoffs.
With the NFL living in a past first world, it is somewhat odd to see the Seahawks run the ball as much as they do. Fortunately for them, it seems to be working.
Here's a few thoughts on Seahawks GM John Schneider and how he is trying to build a winning franchise in Seattle.
San Francisco 49ers:
Some injury news regarding the Monday Night Football game between the 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
A breakdown of Jim Harbaugh and Alex Smith's comments about the 49ers red zone struggles.
Some interesting numbers regarding the struggles of the 49ers in the red zone.
Some news regarding the new stadium that the 49ers are planning on building. All in all, it looks like it will cost taxpayers around $850 million.
Could Rams offensive coordinator be replacing Todd Haley as head coach of the Chiefs next season?
The Rams are currently in a battle for the #2 overall pick with the Minnesota Vikings.
St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford is likely to sit out this week. How will the Rams do with Kellen Clemens at QB? Also, here's some other injury news for the Rams for their game against the Bengals.
Even more people are beginning to question whether or not Sam Bradford should be placed on IR.
Are the Rams really better off if they decide to fire Steve Spagnuolo after the season?