Predicting the NFC West: 49ers Return to the Postseason in 2010

August 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

My NFL predictions continue today with the NFC West division. Yesterday, they began with the AFC West.
The NFC West has been arguably the weakest division in football the last few seasons. But that doesn't mean success in the postseason hasn't come along with it.
Two years ago, the Arizona Cardinals made a magical run to the Superbowl. Last season, they came up short in advancing through the playoffs with a loss to the Green Bay Packers.
However, plenty has changed since that time for the Cardinals. Kurt Warner retired, Anquan Boldin was traded to Baltimore, and Karlos Dansby and Antrel Rolle exited through free agency. A long awaited starter waits in the wings in Matt Leinart. Will it be enough to bring this team back to the playoffs for another season?
Here are my predictions for the 2010 NFC West.
1. San Francisco 49ers
There are going to be new teams entering the playoff picture, and the 49ers are one of my new teams in 20...

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