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NFC West Roundup: Ridiculous Rituals, Bidding Wars And New Faces

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It's that time of the week again where we take a look around the NFC West to see what the Cardinals' rivals are doing. This week in particular has been chalk full of free agent signings and training camp activities. 

Here is your NFC West Roundup. 

St. Louis Rams

Reassessing Steven Jackson's role - NFC West Blog - ESPN

With the addition of Cadillac Williams and Jerious Norwood to the team, Steven Jackson could see a change in his role on the St. Louis Rams.

Bernie: Faulk had no peer as an all-around back

Marshall Faulk will be entering the Hall of Fame soon and there is no doubt that he deserves to be there. He is statistically the best receiving running back to ever play and his run game was nothing to scoff at either.

Demoff plays numbers game with rookies

Kevin Demoff, the executive vice president of the Rams, has an interesting ritual when it comes to paying his rookies.

St. Louis Rams – Blog | Where the Free Agents Fit In "

A link on how each of the Rams new free agents (sans Cadillac Williams) will fit into the system and what they can add to the St. Louis football team.

 

San Francisco 49ers

So Far, So Good for Aldon Smith

Aldon Smith was selected seventh overall for his rushing abilities. Apparently he's already making an impact in training camp and could be a huge addition to the 49ers pass rush right away.

49ers show off stadium plan — again | 49ers Hot Read

Some news on what the new 49ers stadium could look like.

49ers sign C Goodwin for three years

Once C David Baas left for the Giants in New York, the San Francisco 49ers were left with a gaping whole at the position. To our dismay, they went out and signed a pretty solid guy in Jonathan Goodwin to take his place.

Bidding war? 49ers, Cards want Edwards - NFC West Blog - ESPN

Mike Sando speculates that the Cardinals and the 49ers could enter a biding war for the services of Braylon Edwards. This is all assuming he isn't thrown in jail for his recent bar fighting incident. 

 

 

Seattle Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks- Carroll: We look different

Much like the Cardinals (and many other teams) the Seattle Seahawks have a ton of new faces on their roster. Here is a story that discusses every single on of them.

Seahawks | Matt Hasselbeck a man in motion in Tennessee | Seattle Times Newspaper

How's Matt Hasselbeck doing in his new Tennessee Titans uniform you ask? Click the link and find out.

Clayton: Seahawks courting linebacker Ben Leber - Blog - MyNorthwest.com

It has been reported that the Seahawks could have interest in Vikings linebacker, Ben Leber. Will Herring went to go sign with the Saints and Lofa Tatupu was released, so the Seahawks do need to add some play makers at the linebacker position.

Camp Confidential: Seattle Seahawks - NFC West Blog - ESPN

Lots and lots of news from the Seattle Seahawks training camp, including a few hot issues, some surprises and a few key observations.