The NFC West was one of the toughest divisions in football in the 2021 season, with the Los Angeles Rams, Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers all putting themselves in playoff contention. The Seattle Seahawks might have also been in contention if Russell Wilson didn’t suffer a hand injury during the season.
The Rams and Cardinals secured a playoff spot heading into the final week but were battling for seeding. The 49ers need a win over LA to get into the postseason, while Seattle was playing for pride. The Rams lost to the 49ers, sending San Francisco to the postseason. Arizona lost, meaning the Rams win the NFC West. It was a wild finish for one of the best divisions in football.
Here’s a look at the final standings in the NFC West for the 2021 NFL season.