- Mike Sando, NFL Insider
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NFC West teams combined for 43 points in Week 3, the lowest total for any division.
New Orleans, with 40 points against Houston, nearly outscored the NFC West.
2011: Week 3 Scoring
Despite the overall lack of divisional scoring, two NFC West teams came through with decisive touchdown drives in second halves of their games.
Seattle's 14-play, 72-yard drive against Arizona ended with Tarvaris Jackson's 11-yard scoring run. Jackson was more aggressive with his running this week, carrying four times for 20 yards.
San Francisco beat Cincinnati thanks largely to a 10-play, 72-yard drive in the fourth quarter. The 49ers got to third down only once during the drive, which featured three Vernon Davis receptions for 36 yards. Rookie Kendall Hunter gained first downs on each of his three runs during the drive, including a 7-yarder for the touchdown.
NFC West teams combined for 43 points in Week 3, the lowest total for any division.Teams from the NFC East scored 45 despite having only two teams playing Sunday.