Thursday Round-Up: NFL.com Ranks All Eight League Divisions

NFL.com's Gil Brandt ranked the best divisions across the league as of right now.

Good afternoon, 12s. 

Here's a look at what's out there for today — Thursday, November 16 — about your Seattle Seahawks: 

NFL.com Ranks All Eight League Divisions 

As the NFL regular season continues to wind down, NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt ranked the best divisions across the league from one to eight. 

The NFC West division that includes the Seahawks, Arizona Cardinals, Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers ranked third on Brandt's list as the team's have combined for an 18-19 overall record with a combined point differential of plus-26. Here's why Brandt placed them there:

*I gave the NFC North the slimmest of edges over the NFC West based on its superior combined point differential, but you could swap these groups and I wouldn't complain. The Los Angeles Rams have the top point differential in the NFL (134), with the top scoring offense (32.9 points per game) and the third-best scoring defense (18 points per game). They are the biggest surprise in the NFL this year. Seattle took a hit when it lost Richard Sherman to a ruptured Achilles, and the Seahawks have a tough schedule, but both Los Angeles and Seattle are capable of reaching the Super Bowl. Arizona is talented but has been held back by injuries, while San Francisco is building for the future. How the Rams perform against the Vikings this week will tell us a lot. *

Tweet Of The Day 

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Seahawks defensive end Dwight Freeney, who shared this photo of himself with his former head coach Tony Dungy at last week's game in Arizona. 

https://twitter.com/dwightfreeney/status/931235456250871808 

More From Around The Web 

Seahawks reporter John Boyle answered questions from 12s about Techno Thursday, the cornerback position and more. 

Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times caught up with former Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck about his return to CenturyLink Field and working for ESPN.  

Pass-rusher Dion Jordan was featured on 710 ESPN Seattle's "Seahawks Spotlight" and talked about the opportunity he has with the Seahawks. 

Finally, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com looked at Jimmy Graham's emergence as a red-zone target in Seattle. 

Team photographer Rod Mar shares exclusive behind-the-scenes images from the Seahawks' 22-16 win over the Arizona Cardinals during Week 10 Thursday Night Football at University of Phoenix Stadium. 

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