NFC West Rankings: Where do the Cardinals stand after the 2022 NFL Draft?

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Rams claim the top spot in the NFC West

The Los Angeles Rams’ diabolical plan to win a Super Bowl finally worked. All it took was surrendering more first-round picks and the Arizona Cardinals choking away the NFC West lead.

As the Rams didn’t have a pick until the third round, they were more active in free agency; continuing to show that the salary cap in the NFL is, in fact, one big lie.

They watched with glee and laughter as Russell Wilson bounced out of the division and the Cardinals lost their biggest star to a six-game suspension. Did we talk about how Deebo Samuel isn’t happy, and the 49ers could be starting a rookie quarterback this season?

Somehow, it worked. Somehow sacrificing later worked out for them now. How much would Super Bowl LVI have gone had Zac Taylor not made one of the worst calls of all time by going for it on fourth down in the first quarter?

The world may never know. But if there is one question that can be answered, it’s that the Rams aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.

Prediction: L.A. will lose in the NFC Championship

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