Found August 15, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
The NFC West has emerged from being the laughingstock of NFL divisions to what many would consider the best division. The division is highlighted by the defending NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers, and the emerging Seattle Seahawks. By the end of the 2012 season, the 49ers were a vastly different team from the one that started the season, but the winning results that coach Jim Harbaugh instilled remained. The Seahawks were mediocre for the first half of 2012, and then caught fire the second half of the year, and were tantalizingly close to making the NFC Championship game. The St. Louis Rams showed improvement under Jeff Fisher, but questions still remain about QB Sam Bradford. The Arizona Cardinals got off to a 4-0 start and then completely derailed, leading to the firing of coach Ken Whisenhunt. They’re hopeful that new coach Bruce Arians and new quarterback Carson Palmer can right the ship. 1. San Francisco 49ers 2012 Record: 11-4-1, NFC West Champs, NFC Champs Head Coach: Jim Harbaugh (3rd season San Francisco, 27-9-1 career) Key Additions: S Eric Reid, RB Marcus Lattimore, QB Colt McCoy, WR Anquan Boldin, DT Glenn Dorsey, CB Nnamdi Asomugha, K Phil Dawson Key Losses: QB [...]
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