For today’s paper, I wrote about the improvement of the NFC West, clearly the best division in the NFL this year.
“It’s come a tremendous distance to have to put up with kind of the yucks about being 7-9 and winning the division years ago and you know, who’s laughing now?” Pete Carroll said.
> 710 ESPN writes that more so than the division title, the NFC’s top seed is at stake.
> Double coverage of the game from ESPN.
> The Everett Herald says Brandon Mebane is quietly having a big season.
> We’ve touched on this story prior, but this is a good look at Derrick Coleman and his hearing situation.
> Sunday will be the first time Arizona’s starting tackles have played in CenturyLink Field.
> The Cardinals will start two rookie safeties Sunday.
> Peter King writes about the Saints-Panthers macthup.