Originally posted on TornBySports  |  Last updated 3/13/13
The NFC West will be where all of the magic happens next season. The two most significant deals that got done over the past couple of days began with the Seattle Seahawks giving up a handful of draft picks to acquire star wide receiver Percy Harvin from Minnesota. The Seahawks, who finished 11-5 last season before having a decent playoff run, added a perennial piece in Harvin in hopes of taking the next step. With all five of their losses coming on the road last season and by a touchdown or less, this deal was quite convincing for Hawks fans everywhere to give them the edge in the west. However, less than 36 hours later, the NFC West champions answered. The San Francisco 49ers received what still seems like a gift from the football gods as Anquan Boldin took his ring and bolted from Baltimore to join an already dynamic offense. 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be entering his 3rd season in the big leagues as the big man on campus and to say that he has weapons at his disposal ...
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