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NFC West Roundup: Haunting Memories, Footwork Fundamentals And Player Reporting

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We are now in week three of the preseason. The Arizona Cardinals will be taking on the San Diego Chargers tonight and the St. Louis Rams have already played and beaten the Kansas City Chiefs

Let's take a look at what has happened around the NFC West in this week's Roundup.

St. Louis Rams:

Three things revisited: Rams-Chiefs - NFC West Blog - ESPN

The Rams beat the Chiefs 14-10 last night. Mike Sando from ESPN put together a short list of three things he wanted to see from the Rams going into that game. Hit the link to find out what they were and if those expectations were met.


One play still haunts Rams' Sam Bradford - NFC West Blog - ESPN

Sam Bradford is still lamenting over a throw he made last year that was intercepted. He consistently criticizes himself over it to this day, which is why this guy is going to be a great quarterback in this league.


Sneaking a peek at Week 1 opponents - NFC West Blog - ESPN

Sando takes a look at the opponents for each NFC West team in week one of the regular season. While the Seahawks and 49ers will play each other, I decided to put this in the Rams section because they will arguably have the best opponent. When the Rams play the Eagles in week one, we will get a good look at how both teams might shape up for the rest of the season.


Rams' countdown to cutdown

Jim Thomas from looks at all of the Rams players currently on the roster and breaks down whether or not they'll still be on the roster when they play the Eagles.


Rookie receivers hope to catch on

Is there a possibility of the Rams cutting one or both of their drafted rookie receiver? Jim Thomas says no. 


San Francisco 49ers:

49ers notes: QB rotation of Smith, Kaepernick, Smith

Jim Harbaugh wants to get Colin Kaepernick some reps with the first team. Supposedly this is just in case of an injury or something of the sort to Alex Smith, but I am skeptical.


49ers Mailbag: What Crabtree can learn from Edwards

Braylon Edwards discusses the chemistry he is building with Alex Smith and Matt Maiocco describes how Michael Crabtree and Smith are building their relationship up as well.


49ers Blog and Q&A: 'Diablo Rojo' making a push for the starting fullback job

Could the 49ers go with the young Brit Miller at fullback or will they stick with their longtime veteran in Moran Norris?


Colin Kaepernick’s footwork - Inside the 49ers

A little news on rookie quarterback Colin Kaepernick's fundamentals.


Top 200: 49ers, Seahawks lead the way - NFC West Blog - ESPN
A quick look at all of the players in the NFC West that made the Scouts Inc. Top 200 list. The San Francisco 49ers somehow had the most, with the Seahawks coming in at a close second.


Seattle Seahawks:

 Depth And Diversity- A Look At The Seahawks Tight End Corps

The tight ends (as a group) remind me a lot of what Arizona now has. They have guys that can do a little bit of everything.


Do-everything Pinkard might play multiple positions for Seahawks | Seattle Seahawks - The News Tribune

Josh Pinknard will get the start for the Seahawks tonight since Kam Chancellor is injured, but it is yet to be seen if Pinknard will even make the roster. He is currently in a battle for a spot to play with the Seahawks.


New Media: The Real Rob Report - Blog -

I wanted to add this because it is probably one of the best ideas I have ever heard of. Michael Robinson, fullback for the Seattle Seahawks, is attempting to become the first player ever to report the games he plays in. Confused? Click the link. - Seahawks blog: Quick notes from Wednesday's practice
An injury update for the Seahawks.


Fantasy impact: Seahawks' RB situation - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Mike Sando takes a look at the Seahawks running back situation.