By Samantha Sunseri
As the Seattle Seahawks look to make the playoffs again this year, they will face off against a much-improved NFC West, with all three of their divisional rivals making some major moves over the offseason and hoping to make playoff runs of their own.
The Seahawks were an even .500 in NFC West matchups in 2018, a number they must improve upon in order to maintain their status as one of the top teams in the conference.
Over the next couple of days, we’ll be taking a look at how the other teams in the division stack up after their mandatory minicamps – first up are the Arizona Cardinals.
2018 record: 3-13, 2-4 NFC West
Vs. Seattle: 0-2
All eyes will be on rookie quarterback Kyler Murray as he and first-year coach Kliff Kingsbury aim to turn the Cardinals’ fortunes around after a dismal 2018 season.
Murray’s knowledge of Kingsbury’s “Air Raid” offense will be critical – by all accounts, his arm has looked both powerful and accurate during practice, and he has displayed an impressive pocket presence. General manager Steve Keim has raved about Murray, saying that “there’s no doubt in my mind that he can be a hell of a football player at this...