Rams Vs Seahawks For The NFC West: Why Everyone Is Rooting For The Rams

December 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It has been universally agreed on that the NFC West division is in fact the worst in professional football this year.
And this Sunday night America will have to watch the Seattle Seahawks take on the St Louis Rams for the western crown.
Other than the St Louis and Seattle fan bases, is there any reason for the rest of the country to root for these teams?
Why in fact there is.
Its called salvage (recover, redeem). The Rams are currently 7-8 and if they win this Sunday, they will be even-steven at 8-8 and into the playoffs. That would salvage the NFL's worst division because at least there will not be a playoff team with a losing record.
Now if the Seahawks (6-9) were to win, they would get the tiebreaker and win the division with a record of 7-9. Not only will they be in the playoffs with a loosing record, they will also host a playoff game and the visiting team will have a much better record then the Seahawks do. 
This will surely cause some...

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