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NFC West Recap: 49ers Lose NaVorro Bowman For Season After Achilles Injury

A weekly link round-up of news surrounding the Seahawks' NFC West rivals.

The Seahawks enter the bye week with a 3-1 record after a 27-17 victory over the New York Jets. Team photographer Rod Mar shares exclusive moments from Seattle's east coast road trip and Week 4 win at MetLife Stadium.

Here's a recap of the latest news surrounding the Seahawks' division rivals in the NFC West: 

49ers Lose Linebacker NaVorro Bowman For Season

All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman will miss the remainder of the season for the 49ers after sustaining an Achilles injury against the Cowboys in Week 4. Bowman led the NFL in tackles last season with 154 and is the unquestioned leader of the 49ers defense. Looking to fill Bowman's void at inside linebacker for San Francisco will be Michael Willhoite, Gerald Hodges, Nick Bellore and Shayne Skov. 

Worth A Look

This tweet from the NFL, who highlighted Carlos Hyde's 32-yard run against Dallas as one of the best from the weekend.

Drew Stanton Preparing To Start For Cardinals

The Cardinals aren't sure whether or not starting quarterback Carson Palmer (concussion) will be ready for Thursday’s matchup against the 49ers, but backup Drew Stanton is preparing to fill-in if Palmer can't find a way to play.

  • Groin injuries are sending running back Chris Johnson and safety Tyvon Branch to IR.
  • Defensive back Tyrann Mathieu is ready to roam near the line of scrimmage again. 
  • A film breakdown of Markus Golden's sack of Case Keenum from Sunday.

Worth A Look

This tweet from wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, who wished head coach Bruce Arians a happy birthday.

Rams Move Up In Power Rankings

After a thrilling 17-13 victory over the Cardinals, the 3-1 Rams continue to trend up in NFL Power Rankings across the sports media landscape. Los Angeles saw nothing but increases in various rankings.

Worth A Look

This tweet from CBS Los Angeles, who shared a video clip of Clippers point guard Chris Paul asking Fisher for a football roster spot after his basketball career is over.

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