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Seahawks defense one of the best, Trumaine Johnson MIA and 49ers fantastic offense

A look around SB Nation at the NFC West.

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Happy Wednesday everyone.

Quite a bit of good info on the enemies, so let's get started.

Seahawks Super Bowl-dominating defense ranked as 8th best of DVOA era - Field Gulls
Behind the paywall at ESPN Insider this week, FootballOutsiders’ Aaron Schatz is sharing the 30 best offenses, defenses, special teams, teams, and players in the DVOA era. On Monday, we found out...

What are the big stories of 2017? - Field Gulls
There will be the usual many; choose one

Seahawks Simulation: Can the 1992 Seahawks beat the 2002 Buccaneers? - Field Gulls
The 1992 Seahawks are perhaps the worst offense in NFL history. The 2002 Buccaneers are one of the best defenses of all-time. Can the Seahawks upset the Bucs in a twelve-game simulation?

DeMarcus Ware: I’ve never played against another offensive lineman like Walter Jones. - Field Gulls
Future Hall of Fame defensive end DeMarcus Ware retired earlier this year. He finished with 138.5 sacks, eighth-most all-time. The only player in the top 10 in sacks who is not in the Hall of Fame...

2017 Rams Roster Preview: RB Lenard Tillery, A Backup Back? - Turf Show Times
Tillery managed to make the Rams’ list as a priority UDFA signing, but can he also make the list as a must-keep?

Los Angeles Rams Release C Demetrius Rhaney - Turf Show Times
The turnover of the back end of the Fisherball roster continues with the release of the 2014 NFL Draft selection.

Los Angeles Rams Waive WR Marquez North, ILB Reggie Northrup, OLB Teidrick Smith - Turf Show Times
The Rams have let three more players go with training camp looming.

2017 Rams Roster Preview: DE A.J. Jefferson, The Bulldog - Turf Show Times
Can the SEC product fill in on the Rams’ new 3-4 front?

CBS Sports’ La Canfora: LA Rams CB Trumaine Johnson “0 Percent” Chance Of Signing Long-Term Deal - Turf Show Times
CBS’ Jason La Canfora is reporting there is no chance whatsoever the Rams work out a long-term contract with their top cornerback this year.

Rashard Robinson, Marquise Goodwin seem to have buried the hatchet - Niners Nation
I imagine the competition will still be intense when things get more physical in training camp.

49ers roster breakdowns, 90-in-90: Reuben Foster - Niners Nation
Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). We move on to linebacker Reuben Foster.

Ranking the 49ers one-year contracts - Niners Nation
One-year contracts are a mix of prove-it deals, and just "that guy" deals. We ranked the 49ers nine one-year contracts.

Should the NFL institute a draft lottery? - Niners Nation
I don’t think it’s necessary, but the Jets are certainly offering a counter argument.

49ers bubble watch: Running backs are work in progress - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers have questions at almost every position while they work to figure out their 53-man roster. We’ll break down the bubble watch for each one. Today we look at running backs.

49ers of the 1990s dominated Football Outsiders offensive rankings - Niners Nation
When will we see the 49ers return to those heights?

Protected list of 49ers players for hypothetical expansion draft - Niners Nation
The NHL expansion draft goes down on Wednesday. With their rules, what 49ers players would you protect?