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NFL standings, Week 6: Breaking down the NFC West heading toward Week 7

The NFC West has finished up its Week 6 schedule. We break down the standings and playoff implications as we move toward Week 7.

Los Angeles Rams Running Back Darrell Henderson (27) celebrates his touchdown during the NFL game between the Carolina Panthers and the Los Angeles Rams on October 16, 2022, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA. Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The NFC West is going to be a brutal battle all season long. Each week it appears one team is ready to take a step ahead of everybody else, and then the next week they come back to earth.

This week, it’s the 49ers that couldn’t build on recent momentum. A week after moving into sole possession of first place, they lost a 28-14 upset in Atlanta and are tied with the Rams and Seahawks once again. LA struggled early, but eventually pulled away from an inferior Panthers squad and won 24-10.

The Seahawks moved into the tie with a critical divisional win over the Cardinals. It wasn’t pretty, and it’s still hard to see Seattle hanging with San Francisco and LA, but it’s not like either of them are doing anything to pull away in this division.

Below is a rundown of the NFC West division standings, each team’s opponent next week, and their division title odds at DraftKings Sportsbook heading toward Week 7.

2022 NFC West standings

NFC West Record Wk opp Week 1 Week 13 Week 14
NFC West Record Wk opp Week 1 Week 13 Week 14
San Francisco 49ers 8-4 vs. TB +150 -800 -500
Seattle Seahawks 7-5 vs. CAR +2000 +550 +350
Arizona Cardinals 4-8 vs. NE +400 +10000 OTB
Los Angeles Rams 3-9 vs. LV +130 +10000 OTB