The NFC West is believed to be the true division within the NFL in 2021. Every crew has the skills to be a playoff contender. Most predict a undoubtedly competitive division by which as many as three teams, or even four with the addition of a third wild-card crew, may per chance well create the postseason.
Nevertheless, issues pause no longer lag smartly for three of the teams in a single simulation of the season accomplished by ESPN.
The Los Angeles Rams are the favorites to resolve the division and hundreds of (including yours undoubtedly) deem they are a favorite to resolve the NFC. On this simulation, the Rams only pause 9-8.
But what stands out is how spoiled the season goes for every the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks.
The Cardinals launch the season 1-4, including a loss to rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Seattle begins the season 0-5.
After nine weeks, the Cardinals are no longer severely better at 2-7, nonetheless the Seahawks are aloof winless at 0-8.
By method of Week 12, the Cardinals are 3-8 and the Seahawks are 1-10.
Within the tip, the Cardinals pause the yr 6-11 nonetheless aren’t in final space within the division. The Seahawks are 5-12.
Right here’s absolutely about as spoiled as issues may per chance well lag for every teams. Truly, it is miles absurdly spoiled.
It will seemingly be the first time since 2017 and only the 2d time in Seahawks QB Russell Wilson’s profession they miss the postseason. It will seemingly be his first shedding season. If the Cardinals stop up that spoiled, there’ll delight in been some necessary injuries and it could well absolutely result in an overhaul of the crew’s roster and management.
Being trusty a single simulation, it feels too delivery air of actuality to occur, nonetheless it absolutely offers you motive to forestall and think.