Ranking the NFC West offenses from worst to best heading into training camps

The Seattle Seahawks offense was better than expected in 2022 and should be even better in 2023.
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Remember how everyone and their great-aunt doubted the Seattle Seahawks in 2022? Many thought maybe the team would only win 4-5 games. That same number probably thought Geno Smith was just a bridge to whichever quarterback the Seahawks would choose high in the 2023 NFL draft.

Well, what a difference a year makes! Seattle went 9-8 in 2022, made the playoffs, and had excellent draft capital still this offseason to improve the team even more. Let's hope that happens.

And while the Seahawks defense has to pimprove a bunch from 2022, the offense needs to be better in the big moments too. No more shrinking when the San Francisco 49ers are on the other side of the line of scrimmage. But who currently has the best offense in the NFC West?

Number 4 - Arizona Cardinals

The Cardinals are just putrid. They thought they had a good thing going a couple of years ago, but that was before they realized their now ex-coach Kliff Kingsbury couldn't win games in the second halves of seasons and their quarterback, Kyler Murray, was a fairly inconsistent and overrated player. But in 2023, Arizona won't even have Murray for an unknown amount of time (maybe all year) after injuring his knee in the 2022 season.

At least, for Cardinals fans, they made wholesale changes in the coaching staff, and that includes bringing in new offensive coordinator Drew Petzing. Petzing spent the previous three seasons as an assistant coach with the Cleveland Browns, so expect the Cardinals to run quite a bit. And that's not just because Murray is out but because Arizona simply needs to call more run plays.

Colt McCoy is probably going to start at quarterback. The unit's best player is probably running back James Connor and they will feature their tight ends a lot. This should be a pedestrian offense until they find more talent at most positions, including the offensive line.