Either the 49ers or Buffalo Bills seem to be the best team that LA has faced this season — and it might be San Francisco depending on how Monday night’s game against Kansas City goes — and they lost both of those games. Not only did they lose, but large deficits in both games made optimism difficult. That’s a situation that will be addressed next Monday night against the 5-1 Chicago Bears.
The Seattle Seahawks hit the bye week atop the NFC West as one of the few remaining undefeated teams in the NFL, and the only team in the NFC with five wins. When they take the field in Week 6 to face the Arizona Cardinals, they’ll do so as the lone remaining undefeated team in the NFC. The top seed in the conference is bigger than in seasons past this year, as the top seed is not just for home field advantage.
The Rams chose to bet on themselves rather than replace Cory Littleton this offseason. The bet hasn't paid off.