Every NFC West team has now taken their bye week, so it will be football from here on out with no delays. The 49ers have a sizable lead on the second place Seattle Seahawks, with the Cardinals and Rams trailing far behind.
Let's take a look at some of the news traveling around the NFC West in this week's NFC West Roundup.
A break down of the 49ers and Browns final injury reports for Sunday's game.
A look at some of the free agents in the coming offseason the 49ers will have to re-sign.
A good breakdown of the pressures and what defensive formations they come out of for the 49ers.
The MVP for the 49ers so far is Jed York. The hiring of GM Trent Baalke and Jim Harbaugh as head coach has added new life to their franchise.
Do the 49ers try and "hide" Alex Smith by running the ball so that he doesn't have to throw it as much?
What does the future hold more Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks?
How should the Seahawks go about dealing with their QB debacle?
Before the start of the year, Seahawks fans probably saw their game in week eight against the Bengals as a free win. Now, that may not be the case.
Dave Boling from The News Tribune states why Charlie Whitehurst should clearly be the backup to Tarvaris Jackson.
Seahawks tight end and former ASU player Zach Miller should be a go this week against the Bengals.
The St. Louis Rams have a terrible run defense, but did you know it may be record breaking bad?
The St. Louis Rams probably don't have a shot at the NFC West title this year, but they do have a chance to end the season on a good note. First, they will need to fix some of their defensive woes.
If the Rams had the chance to draft Andrew Luck, would they even consider trading away Sam Bradford?
Sam Bradford is still unlikely to play this weekend against the Saints with a high ankle sprain.
The legends of the St. Louis Rams, such as Jack Youngblood, are now attacking the current members of the team.