NFC West standings after Week 2: 49ers, Seahawks both win road games

Too bad the Lions didn't help out the Niners by beating the Seahawks in overtime.
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Isaiah Oliver (26)
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Isaiah Oliver (26) / Harry How/GettyImages

The 49ers are the only undefeated team in the NFC West after two weeks, but the division had some thrillers in Week 2.

It's still very early in the 2023 season, but a number of NFC West divisional games have already taken place, and those could have some serious impact when determining who winds up taking home the division crown by the time January rolls around.

After dominating the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1 and then pulling off a 30-23 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in Week 2, the San Francisco 49ers stand atop the NFC West with a perfect 2-0 record.

The Niners are the lone remaining undefeated team within the division after just two weeks.

LA, meanwhile, managed to beat the Seattle Seahawks to open up the year, so head coach Sean McVay's squad now finds itself 1-1 after two weeks.

But the Hawks also pulled off a win in surprising fashion in Week 2, beating the Detroit Lions 37-31 on the road in overtime.

And those poor Arizona Cardinals. They gave up a massive lead to the New York Giants, who ended up beating them 31-28 with 17 unanswered fourth-quarter points.

NFC West standings after Week 2

San Francisco is in first place, and the 0-2 Cardinals are in last.

  • San Francisco 49ers (2-0)
  • Los Angeles Rams (1-1)
  • Seattle Seahawks (1-1)
  • Arizona Cardinals (0-2)

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Los Angeles holds the tiebreaker by way of the Week 1 regular-season victory over Seattle, yet the two teams do play each other again to finalize the series.

Likewise, the 49ers will play the Rams again, too, and the Niners have yet to play both the Seahawks and Cardinals this season.

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