NFC West Recap: 49ers Trade For Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo

A recap of the latest news around the NFC West division after Week 8.

Here's a recap of the latest news around the NFC West division: 

San Francisco 49ers (0-8)

What happened: The 49ers fell to 0-8 on the season after losing to Philadelphia. 

  • The 49ers made the biggest move of the NFL's trade deadline, acquiring New England Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. 
  • Joe Fann of 49ers.com looked at the ramifications of the trade. 
  • New England head coach Bill Belichick explained why the Patriots traded their backup quarterback to San Francisco. 

What's next:The 49ers will look to win their first game of the season when they face Arizona this Sunday. 

Arizona Cardinals (3-4)

What happened:The Cardinals were off in Week 8.  

  • Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians said Tuesday that he doubts running back David Johnson will be able to play again this season. 
  • Arizona stood pat during today's deadline. 
  • With Carson Palmer currently on Injured Reserve, Arians is tailoring his team's gameplan to help quarterback Drew Stanton. 

What's next:The Cardinals travel to San Francisco this weekend looking to get back to .500.

Los Angeles Rams (5-2)

What happened:The Rams were on a bye in Week 8 and are in second place in the division by virtue of the head-to-head tiebreaker.

  • Myles Simmons of therams.com looked at the improvement Jared Goff has shown in his second NFL season. 
  • Rams players showed off their favorite Halloween costumes. 
  • Finally, Rams head coach Sean McVay explained how he is expanding the team's playbook. 

What's next:Los Angeles will travel across the country to face the New York Giants.

Game action photos from the Seahawks' 16-10 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in Week 5.  

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