"We've obviously got to get better," safety Eric Weddle said. "We were three games short of a world championship. Anything short of that, we didn't reach our goal. So it's unacceptable in our eyes. But we made strides. We got back in the playoffs, which not only was a huge plus for the organization, but for players who've been here for a long time who've worked extremely hard. To finally get back to that position was really exciting, and to have those games mean something."