(+/- 0) Seattle will miss Russ. Wilson threw the least interceptions in the entire league despite being sacked 33 times. Can their solid rushing attack compensate?
-Seattle had the best rushing average in the league at 5.0 YDS/Attempt
-Seattle's defense was ranked 4th in the league in stopping 4th down conversions
-Their worst stat is their ability to create turnovers on defense; 25th in the league, which lead to being on the field for long periods.
(+/-0) The Cardinals are a good team who hasn't found themselves yet. They move the ball well and have a hard-nosed defense, but seem to break down under pressure. Can they challenge the 49ers and Rams this year?
-The Cardinals are ranked 11th in the league in offense and 11th in defense
-They are ranked #1 in the league in fumbles created by the defense.
-Their worst stats are rushing defense and red zone passing defense; teams will run the field on them, then pass for a TD. (25th worst in the league)
san francisco 49ers (10-7)
(+/-0) The Niners had the number 1 red zone offense in the league, but were hampered by fumbles. Can they clean up their game to challenge the Rams?
-The Niners are ranked 13th in offense and 9th in defense.
-Their best stat was their passing average at 7.7 Y/A
-Their worst stat is their turnovers, giving away the ball 24 times, mostly through fumbles.
los angeles rams(12-5)
(+/- 0) The Rams look poised to repeat if they can clean up their defense. The addition of Bobby Wagner will be huge for McVay.
-The Rams had the 7th ranked offense and the 15th ranked defense
-Their best stat was their passing TDs; they were 2nd in the league.
-The Rams D can create turnovers but tends to stay on the field and has trouble stopping 3rd downs. 25th in the league in average drive time.