NFC West

Stevie Johnson #13 of the Buffalo Bills catches a pass during NFL game action against the Kansas City Chiefs at Ralph Wilson Stadium on November 3, 2013 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Stevie Johnson Returns Home To Round Out 49ers Receiving Core And Silence Critics

The 49ers’ acquisition of wide receiver Stevie Johnson is a win for both the team and player. San Francisco gets what they hope is the final missing piece to their passing game, while Johnson gets the chance to return home and not only play for a contender, but play in a market where his talents will not go un-noticed.

08/21/2014

St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fischer, first-round draft pick Aaron Donald and general manager Les Snead pose for a photograph during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Aaron Donald Has Some Believing St. Louis Rams Have Created A New ‘Fearsome Foursome’

Ask Aaron Donald and he’ll tell you without a doubt, that he believes he couldn’t have landed in a better spot when he was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft with the No. 13 overall pick.

08/12/2014

SEATTLE - DECEMBER 29: Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with fans after a 27-9 defeat of the St. Louis Rams on December 29, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Four Main Things The Saints Must Do To Win In Rematch With Seahawks

Six weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints suffered their worst loss of the season in a game where they were absolutely demolished by the Seattle Seahawks. Immediately afterward, head coach Sean Payton told his players to put the game behind them because they would get another shot. Payton was right as the Saints are meeting the Seahawks again, and there are four big things they need to do, in order to win.

01/08/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 24: Clay Matthews #52 of the Green Bay Packers rushes against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on November 24, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Vikings and the Packers tied 26-26 after overtime.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Packers Face Injury Questions On Defense

The Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.

01/03/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 04: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers pitches the ball to Randall Cobb #18 against the Arizona Cardinals at Lambeau Field on November 4, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Cardinals 31-17. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Packers Hope To Avoid Deja Vu Against Niners

The Green Bay Packers pulled off a huge win to make the playoffs, but now they have to face off with the San Francisco 49ers. They will have to work to prevent a repeat of what happened when these two met last season.

12/31/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 06: Running back Andre Ellington #38 of the Arizona Cardinals rushes the football against the Carolina Panthers during the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Panthers 22-6. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Carolina Panthers Unravel Against Arizona Cardinals

Cam Newton sacked seven times, picked off three more as Panthers offense and defense sputter to a 1-3 record.

10/07/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 22: Drayton Florence #29 of the Carolina Panthers goes after David Wilson #22 of the New York Giants during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Panthers Secondary Getting Healthy, Could Spell Trouble For Carson Palmer

Carolina’s secondary is looking a lot better than they did before beating the Giants and that could spell trouble for Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer.

10/02/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - AUGUST 24: Head coach Bruce Arians of the Arizona Cardinals watches from the sidelines during the preseason NFL game against the San Diego Chargers at the University of Phoenix Stadium on August 24, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Arizona Cardinals Hope For More Bruce Arians Coaching Magic Against Panthers Sunday

Cards may not be as good as their 2-2 record, but it is still good enough for a piece of second place in their division.

10/01/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - MAY 10: Star Lotulelei #96 of the Carolina Panthers runs drills during the Panthers Rookie Camp at the team's practice facility on May 10, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Lance King/Getty Images)

Robert Lester Bolsters Secondary But Lotulelei Gives Panthers A Star To Hang Dreams On

Rookie Star Lotulelei is just three games into his NFL career and is already drawing rave reviews around the league.

09/30/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 22: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 and Ted Ginn Jr. #19 of the Carolina Panthers celebrate after connecting for a touchdown against the New York Giants during play at Bank of America Stadium on September 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers won 38-0. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Could A Win In 2008 Help Panthers Become A Playoff Team In 2013?

On Sunday the Panthers posted their first shutout in five years and during that season they made the playoffs.

09/24/2013

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