Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/20/14
People are starting to catch on to this game that the NFC West is playing with everybody. As soon as the talk arises of this division being the best in football, they combine to go 2-6 in two weeks.There are still three teams above .500, but after a couple of rough weeks, three teams are heading into this weekend as underdogs. All four squads are at their best with their backs against the wall and another upset or two could be in store this week.Here is your NFC West preview for Week 8.New England Patriots (4-3) @ St. Louis Rams (3-4)The St. Louis Rams undefeated record at the Edward Jones Dome came to an end this past Sunday with a 30-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers. They played a pretty tough game, but just ran into the wrong team at the wrong time.St. Louis will be facing another strong team at home in Week 8 as Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are in town. The Pats took first place in the AFC East with an overtime win over the New York Jets a few days ago.Despite being fi...
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