NFC West Recap: Cardinals Acquire Veteran Running Back Adrian Peterson

A recap of the latest news around the NFC West division.

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

Arizona Cardinals (2-3)

What Happened:The Cardinals lost to the Philadelphia Eagles, 34-7, in Week 5. 

  • The Cardinals made a move Tuesday to improve their running back situation by acquiring Adrian Peterson from New Orleans for a draft pick. 
  • Arizona also made another trade with New Orleans today. 
  • Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu surprised a youth football team in Arizona during one of its practices. 

What's Next:The Cardinals host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.


San Francisco 49ers (0-5)

What Happened: The 49ers fell to 0-5 on the season after losing to the Indianapolis Colts, 26-23.                     

  • The 49ers could be getting two big defensive pieces back Wednesday: safety Eric Reid and rookie linebacker Reuben Foster. 
  • Former San Francisco quarterback and Pro Football Hall of Famer Y.A. Tittle passed away this past weekend. 
  • Joe Fann of 49ers.com looked at how San Francisco split the touches at running back against the Colts. 

What's Next:The 49ers head to Washington for a game against the Redskins in Week 6.


Los Angeles Rams (3-2)

What happened:The Rams fell to the Seahawks, 16-10, this past Sunday.

  • Myles Simmons of Rams.com offered five takeaways from Sunday's loss. 
  • The Rams are shuffling between wide receivers Cooper Kupp and Pharoh Cooper as their punt returner with Tavon Austin struggling with ball security. 
  • Finally, Kristen Lago looked at how the Rams are looking to improve their red zone efficiency. 

What's Next:The Rams travel to Florida for a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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