Here’s a shocking tidbit from last season: The St. Louis Rams – and not the San Francisco 49ers or Seattle Seahawks – finished with the best divisional record in the NFC West. The Rams went 4-1-1, while the 49ers went 3-2-1 and the Seahawks went 3-3.
Unfortunately for St. Louis, it went just 3-7 outside of the division – including losses to the Dolphins and Jets – and finished 7-8-1. San Francisco and Seattle, meanwhile, both won 11 games and made the playoffs.
“If we win those games that we should have won, in my opinion, we’re in the playoffs,” Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis said on The Morning Show. “We’ve got to figure out how do we improve on those things to where we win those games and also continue the success we’ve had in the division?”
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