Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/9/14
Week five of the 2012 NFL regular season again saw the power rankings in the NFC west division alter from the previous week. With two teams at 4-1 and two teams at 3-2 the ranking between first and worst in the division is getting harder to determine with each passing week. It appears that this trend may continue as each team displays different levels of play from week to week. Especially when each of their perspective schedules only get tougher as the weeks progress. It must be noted that each of the teams in the division has the talent to be the top dog in the race. As a matter of fact, three of the best defenses in the entire league reside in the NFC west. Just playing each other could have a negative effect on where they stand in the division. An in depth look at the current top two ranked teams in the NFC west division sheds light on how and why they are ranked in their perspective positions. San Francisco 49ers: Back in the pole position in the division for the first time sinc...
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