With offseason activity picking up, we will break down each of the Seahawks’ NFC West Division opponents over the next three days, reviewing the season and what might be ahead.

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As Sunday marked the end of the 2015 NFL football season, Monday marked the beginning of the 2016 offseason.

Teams now can release players off their rosters. It’s the first significant step toward re-assembling rosters, and the offseason continues with the NFL combine this month, the free-agent signing period in March and the draft in April.

With offseason activity picking up, we will break down each of the Seahawks’ NFC West Division opponents over the next three days, reviewing the season and what might be ahead.

We begin with the team already having made a big move, the Rams. They will leave St. Louis, where they have played since 1995, to return to their former home in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Rams

2015 record: 7-9, third in NFC West.

Record vs. Seahawks: 2-0 (34-31 overtime win in St. Louis and 23-17 win in Seattle).

2015 in review: It was another two steps forward, two-and-a-half steps back kind of year for the Rams, who began the season with optimism following a win over the Seahawks and appearing to have finally found a quarterback in Nick Foles.

But Foles quickly proved his Philadelphia success might have been a fluke and was benched in November in favor of Case Keenum with the at 4-5. Keenum wasn’t much better (with the defense mostly to thank for an improbable win in Seattle on Dec. 27), and the Rams are still looking for a quarterback.

The defense also was oddly inconsistent despite the presence of tackle Aaron Donald, regarded by some as maybe the league’s best defensive player, and improved play in the secondary — the Rams ranked 23rd in yards allowed at 367.8 per game.

The good news for the Rams is they found a star in running back Todd Gurley, who was named the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Year after rushing for 1,106 yards in 13 games.

But in the end, it was another middling season under veteran coach Jeff Fisher. The Rams are 27-36-1 in his four seasons and have not finished .500 or better since 2006.

Key potential free agents: Defensive lineman Nick Fairley, defensive end William Hayes, free safety Rodney McLeod, cornerback Trumaine Johnson, cornerback Janoris Jenkins, linebacker/safety Mark Barron, kicker Greg Zuerlein.

Key offseason objectives: 1) Figure out their quarterback situation; and 2) decide whether to re-sign their free agents in the secondary or rebuild from outside.

There has been plenty of speculation that the Rams will look to trade or release Foles. Releasing him is more likely, given his hefty contract, but the Rams would take a huge salary-cap hit in doing so. Few think Keenum is the long-term answer, but he enters the offseason as the starter. He is a restricted free agent, so the Rams would have to sign him to a new deal. The Rams could look to draft a player such as Paxton Lynch or Carson Wentz with their first-round pick (15th overall) and start over. But is that the best way to go into their first year back in Los Angeles?

Johnson and Jenkins, the latter notoriously inconsistent before 2015, had nice seasons, as did Barron — the No. 7 overall pick in 2012 — in sort of a hybrid safety/outside linebacker role, and the Rams will have to decide how much it is worth it to them to keep their secondary together.

The big question: How will the Rams be greeted in Los Angeles? The Rams were Los Angeles’ first major pro sports team, arriving from Cleveland in 1946 and playing at the Coliseum until 1981 when they moved to Anaheim. The Rams are expected to play three years at the Coliseum while a new stadium is built.

Early returns are positive — the team announced this week it has 56,000 deposits for season tickets.

But it might take more than the 7-9 record the Rams seemingly turn in every season to keep everyone interested until then. Fisher, who has some LA credibility due to his playing career at USC, might have just one more season to show he can turn things around.

2016 outlook: Murky until the quarterback situation is settled.

Donald helps give the Rams a defensive front seven that many still view as one of the NFL’s best. And Gurley is a fabulous building block on offense.

But an inability to find and develop a QB has been Fisher’s undoing — the Rams have had six quarterbacks start at least five games during his coaching tenure.

Right now, the Rams likely would be slotted third in the NFC West, ahead of only the rebuilding San Francisco 49ers.

Up next: 49ers.