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2011 NFL Standings: 49ers & Raiders In Strong Positions

Both the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders are in good places after the first few weeks in the 2011 NFL standings.

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The San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders both are making all the right buzz in their divisions. Both have great chances to win their conferences.

NFC West

San Francisco 49ers: 3-1, 1-0 in division
Seattle Seahawks: 1-3, 1-1 in division
Arizona Cardinals: 1-3, 0-1 in division
St. Louis Rams: 0-4, 0-0 in division

The 49ers are in prime position to win the NFC West. Jim Harbaugh has San Francisco going on the road and beating big-time teams like the Philadelphia Eagles. Both the Seahawks and Cardinals are two games behind with only four weeks in, and if San Francisco can keep on winning, they're in good shape.

AFC West

San Diego Chargers: 3-1, 1-0 in division
Oakland Raiders: 2-2, 1-0 in division
Denver Broncos: 1-3, 0-1 in division
Kansas City Chiefs: 1-3, 0-1 in division

Oakland isn't quite in as good shape as San Francisco, but they also have a good shot to win. The Raiders will have to keep up with the Chargers though to ensure they're in a position to overtake them when they face off a month from now.

For more on San Francisco football, go to Niners Nation. For more on Oakland football, go to Silver and Black Pride.