Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers: 3 Reasons Winner Will Take NFC West

« Prev
1 of 5
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers: 3 Reasons Winner Will Take NFC West
Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

The San Francisco 49ers host the Seattle Seahawks Thursday night in a pivotal NFC West matchup.

Both teams sit at 4-2, tied with the Arizona Cardinals for the division lead and just a game ahead of the St. Louis Rams.

But with the Rams having lost two in a row, and the Cardinals struggling, I think it's safe to say that the winner of the NFC West will be playing on Thursday night.

Will it be the Seahawks, led by the steady play of rookie Russell Wilson? Or can the 49ers duplicate last season's effort and run away with the division?

The stakes are much higher than simply reaching five wins. The winner of this game will ultimately be the team that takes the division crown.

Here are three reasons as to why that's the case, and why if you're a fan of either team, Thursday night is your regular-season Super Bowl.

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow San Francisco 49ers from B/R on Facebook

Follow San Francisco 49ers from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Out of Bounds

San Francisco 49ers

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.