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Once Upon a Time in the (NFC) West...


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ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE (NFC) WEST…

March 5th, 2013

Seamus Smith

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A division that was a laughing stock only a few short season’s ago has replaced the NFC East as the hardest hitting most competitive in the NFL.

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Seattle and San Francisco both made the playoffs and the 49ers went to the Super Bowl. With some fine-tuning, Arizona and St. Louis could soon turn the corner.

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What does each of these teams need to do most to put a better team on the field next season?

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Arizona Cardinals:

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Biggest Needs: QB, OL, DL, TE

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Potential Free Agent Signing: LT Jake Long (MIA)

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Potential 1st Round Pick (7th Overall): QB Geno Smith (West Virginia)

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San Francisco 49ers:

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Biggest Needs: DL, WR, CB, OLB

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Potential Free Agent Signing: KR Josh Cribbs (CLE)

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Potential 1st Round Pick (31st Overall): CB Desmond Truffant (Washington)

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St. Louis Rams:

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Biggest Needs: OLB, RB, WR, S

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Potential Free Agent Signing: DE/OLB Paul Kruger (BAL)

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Potential 1st Round Pick(s) (16th & 22nd Overall): SS Kenny Vaccaro (Texas)

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Seattle Seahawks:

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Biggest Needs: DL, WR, RT, OLB

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Potential Free Agent Signing: T Sebastian Vollmer (NE)

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Potential 1st Round Pick (25th Overall): DE Damontre Moore (Texas A&M)

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