1-25-12: Around the NFC West: Analysis, New Coaches, and Denial

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks tries to break a tackle against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Agh... The days are going by too slowly. Boy do I miss Cardinal football. Well I don't have much to talk about this evening so hit the jump to find out what's up in the West.

Seattle Seahawks:

Seahawks Roster Analysis: Running Backs - Field Gulls
A look at the running back situation for the Seahawks.

Seattle Seahawks 2012 NFL Draft: Mocking Birds - An Examination of 53 Mock Drafts - Field Gulls
Mocking Birds. What 53 mock drafts said about what the Seahawks would do in April's draft.

Musings on NFL Draft Season 2012 and the Seahawks - Field Gulls
Senior Bowl Week! The Draft Season is in full swing.

St. Louis Rams:

Senior Bowl 2012: Day 3 Update - Turf Show Times
Recapping the third day of the Senior Bowl practices.

Air Coryell and Brian Schottenheimer - Turf Show Times
The ink on Brian Schottenheimer’s contract to join the St. Louis Rams has only begun to dry, yet we’ve already seemingly beaten to death every relevant scenario, good and bad, from this deal. Barely a day into our next offensive philosophy, "Schotty" is sparking shockingly similar approval ratings to Josh McDaniels?

Senior Bowl 2012: Rams Talking To Courtney Upshaw And Others - Turf Show Times
What interest would the St. Louis Rams have in Alabama LB Courtney Upshaw?

Rams Announce Dave McGinnis As Assistant Head Coach - Turf Show Times
James Laurinaitis will be working closely with Dave McGinnis, a former linebackers coach and the St. Louis Rams' newest coaching hire.

Could Kellen Clemens Be Back In St. Louis For 2012? - Turf Show Times
Quarterbacks Kellen Clemens and Sam Bradford, together again in 2012?

Brian Schottenheimer: Quarterbacks Coach Coming - Turf Show Times
Brian Schottenheimer sounds excited to work with Sam Bradford. Can you blame him?

Senior Bowl 2012: Which Players Are Standing Out After Two Days In Mobile? - Turf Show Times
Which players at the Senior Bowl could be a fit for the St. Louis Rams in the 2012 NFL Draft?

San Francisco 49ers:

Would Things Have Been Different If The 49ers Brought in a Veteran FA Wide Receiver? - Niners Nation
We discuss if things would have been different if the 49ers brought in a veteran FA WR

Indianapolis Colts Hire Chuck Pagano, Oakland Raiders Hired Dennis Allen - Niners Nation
We break down some of the latest NFL coaching hires and what they mean for the 49ers coaching staff.

The Brutal Transition: From NFC Championship to the Offseason - Niners Nation
I think there are two camps of fans going into the offseason. In which are you?

49ers 2012 Offseason Needs: Let The Debate Begin - Niners Nation
We take a look at what areas the 49ers need to improve by generating a list of user-voted ideas.

San Francisco 49ers 2011 Review: Nobody's Got It Better Than Us! - Niners Nation
We take a look back at some of the great moments from the 2011 NFL season.

2012 Senior Bowl Rosters, Coaches: NFL Draft Season Is Upon Us - Niners Nation
We take a preliminary look at the Senior Bowl rosters and what 49ers fans are interested in for the game.

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