NFC West Recap: Jimmy Garoppolo Impressive In First Start For 49ers

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

San Francisco 49ers (2-10)

What happened:The 49ers got their second consecutive win, beating Chicago 15-14. 

  • Jimmy Garoppolo was impressive in his first start for San Francisco. 
  • Here's how Pro Football Focus graded the best performers from the 49ers' win. 
  • 49ers kicker Robbie Gould had a good performance against his former team.  

What's Next:San Francisco hits the road to play Houston (4-8). 

Arizona Cardinals (5-7)

What happened:The Cardinals lost to the Los Angeles Rams 32-16 in Week 13. 

  • Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is unsure if he will coach in 2018. 
  • Kyle Odegard of azcardinals.com hit the film room and looked at how Cardinals running back Kerwynn Williams broke loose for a 25-yard run against the Rams. 
  • Carson Palmer is working hard to try to come back and play the final two games of the season for Arizona. 

What's Next:Arizona hosts Tennessee (8-4) looking to keep their playoff hopes alive. 

Los Angeles Rams (9-3)

What happened:The Rams won their ninth game of the season after beating Arizona.   

  • Kristen Lago of therams.com looked at where the Rams stand in the NFC playoff picture. 
  • Special teams has made a difference for the Rams this season.  
  • Finally, Rams and former Eastern Washington linebacker Samson Ebukam played well in his first career start. 

What's Next: Los Angeles hosts Philadelphia (10-2) at home.

Team photographer Rod Mar shares exclusive behind-the-scenes images from the Seahawks' 24-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles during Week 13 on Sunday Night Football at CenturyLink Field. 

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