NFC West Power Rankings after Week 2

Does anyone stand a chance at competing with the 49ers in the NFC West?
San Francisco 49ers, Christian McCaffrey
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3. Seattle Seahawks (1-1)

A week after laying an opening week egg against the Los Angeles Rams and sending their fan base into a panic, the Seattle Seahawks pulled off an exciting, overtime win over the Detroit Lions. This was a much-needed game for Seattle, and it was a big one, considering Detroit had extra rest after defeating the defending Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs in Week 1.

Geno Smith started to catch on in this one, playing much more like his 2022 self. Smith finished with 328 yards on 32-of-41 passing, with two touchdowns and no interceptions. He was also sacked just once by that strong Detroit front seven.

Total yards were fairly even in this one, although the Seahawks had a tough time on the ground. But, it was the Seahawks' defense that came up big with three takeaways off Detroit, including one interception by Tre Brown which was returned 40 yards for a touchdown.

Next week, Seattle will look to make it 2-1 against a Carolina Panthers team featuring the no. 1 overall pick, quarterback Bryce Young.