Rams vs. Seahawks For The NFC West: Why No One Will Be Rooting For Seattle

December 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It has been universally agreed 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, will the rest of the country have any reason to root for these teams?
Why, in fact, there is.
It's called salvation (recovery, redemption). 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 would 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 would they be in the playoffs with a losing record, they would also host a playoff game and the visiting team would have a much better record then the Seahawks do. 
This would surely ...

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