Despite losing their last two games, the Arizona Cardinals are atop the NFC West.
The division boasts arguably the most competitive group of teams of any division. The San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks Arizona Cardinals all share first place in the division with a 4-2 record. The outlier in the division, the St. Louis Rams, are not that far behind with their 3-3 record.
If the trend continues, all four teams will be in the running to be called the NFC West’s best team. Having said that, Arizona is doing all it can to stay at the very top.
There have already been a slew of overtime games, as well as some surprisingly dominant performances by Arizona this season which makes their 4-2 record that much more impressive.
Much of the success is credited to the defense, but there are a few individuals on offense that change the course of the game as well.
Here are four reasons why the Arizona Cardinals are winning the NFC West.