NFC West Recap: Cardinals Lose Carson Palmer With Broken Left Arm Injury

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 (3-4)

What happened:The Cardinals fell to the Los Angeles Rams, 33-0, in Week 7. 

  • The Cardinals' shutout in London couldn't have gone any worse after losing starting Carson Palmer for a period time with a broken left arm. 
  • Arizona will keep only two quarterbacks on their active roster after losing Palmer, but they did add a quarterback to their practice squad. 
  • Kyle Odegard of azcardinals.com looked at how a lack of execution on third-downs is hurting the Cardinals defense. 

What's Next: Coming off their trip to London, the Cardinals are on bye in Week 8. Arizona returns to action in Week 9 with a game against the San Francisco 49ers.


San Francisco 49ers (0-7)

What happened:The 49ers fell to 0-7 on the season after losing to Dallas.

  • The 49ers added a veteran defensive lineman to bolster their pass-rush. 
  • Joe Fann of 49ers.com looked at the playtime percentages of San Francisco players in Week 7. 
  • Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully narrated the story behind the most iconic play in 49ers franchise history.

What's Next:The 49ers look to get their first win of the season when they hit the road to face Philadelphia in Week 8.


Los Angeles Rams (5-2)

What happened:The Rams stayed atop the division after beating the Cardinals 33-0. 

  • Los Angeles' defense led the way in their shutout victory over the Cardinals. 
  • Rams middle linebacker Alec Ogletree was given the highest pass-rush rating by Pro Football Focus through Week 7. 
  • Finally, the Rams trended upward across NFL Power Rankings after their win. 

What's Next:Just like the Cardinals, the Rams will be entering a bye week following their trip to London. They will face the New York Giants in Week 9 when they return to action.

Team photographer Rod Mar shares exclusive behind-the-scenes images from the Seahawks' 12-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers during Week 2 at Seattle's CenturyLink Field. 

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