The NFC West standings look as many figured they would after Week 1, with the defending division champion San Francisco 49ers at 1-0, tied with the Arizona Cardinals.
San Francisco got the season off to a great start with a 30-22 win at Green Bay, while the Cardinals survived the Seattle Seahawks' bid for a big road win with a 20-16 victory in Glendale, Ariz.
The Seahawks are 0-1 despite a comeback that fell short in Arizona, and the St. Louis Rams are also 0-1 despite a respectable showing in Detroit, where it took a touchdown pass with 10 seconds left for the Lions to win.
Week 2 is going to be interesting for NFC West teams. The Cardinals try to limit Tom Brady in New England, the Rams get the hot rookie Robert Griffin III in their home opener against Washington, the Seahawks play in front of their super-loud fans in the home opener against 1-0 Dallas and the 49ers host Detroit. How will that "greeting" between Lions coach Jim Schwartz and 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh go?