Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/30/12
Another week down and another 1-3 finish for the NFC West. A division that had so much promise just a couple of weeks ago now only has one team above the .500 mark. For the third time in four weeks a rivalry game within the division has been played in prime time. All three games were not fun to watch. It was a rough week, leaving a lot to talk about.Here is your Week 8 recap for the NFC West division.ResultsSt. Louis Rams 7 New England Patriots 45Seattle Seahawks 24 Detroit Lions 28San Francisco 49ers 24 Arizona Cardinals 3StandingsSan Francisco 49ers: 6-2Arizona Cardinals: 4-4Seattle Seahawks: 4-4St. Louis Rams: 3-5What We LearnedOptimus Prime Always WinsThe Seattle Seahawks defense did not have a good game this past Sunday. They held the Lions to just 84 rushing yards, but Matthew Stafford threw for over 350 yards and had four touchdowns (one rush). They allowed a season-high 28 points in the loss.One thing they were able to do, however, is shut down Calvin Johnson. There was a lo...
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