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NFC West Recap: Rams Name Jared Goff Starting QB For Week 11

The latest news surrounding the Seahawks' rivals in the NFC West division.

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

Rams Name Goff Starter At QB

  • The Jared Goff era for the Los Angeles Rams is now underway, with the team announcing the No. 1 overall pick will start this upcoming weekend against the Miami Dolphins. Goff, who hasn't seen the field all season for the Rams, is ready and prepared for the opportunity. Myles Simmons has more on Goff’s upcoming game. 
  • Mike Silver of explains what Goff brings to the Rams offense. 
  • And lastly, head coach Jeff Fisher talked about improving the Rams’ point production on Monday. 

Worth A Look

This video the Rams tweeted out of Fisher giving Sunday's game ball to wide receiver Bradley Martinez, who recently became a father.

Joe Staley Nominated For 2016 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

  • San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Joe Staley was awarded the Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award for the second consecutive year. Named after Pittsburgh Steelers owner and Pro Football Hall of Famer Art Rooney, the award recognizes an NFL player who best demonstrates "the qualities of on-field sportsmanship, including fair play, respect for the game and opponents, and integrity in competition." 
  • The 49ers are embracing their big test next weekend against the New England Patriots.
  • And 49ers legend and NFL Hall of Famer Charles Haley released his book, "Fear No Evil," this week. Joe Fann of talked exclusively with Haley about what influenced him to write it and more. 

Worth A Look

This tweet from 49ers second-year player Arik Armstead, who posted this photo of him in the hospital on his birthday before undergoing surgery.

Michael Floyd's Clutch Grab

  • Over at, Kyle Odegard hit the film room and looked at Michael Floyd's 26-yard reception in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game that setup Arizona's game-winning field goal. 
  • The Cardinals are bringing back punter Drew Butler. 
  • And in his weekly Cardinals chat, Darren Urban answered questions about Arizona's running game and previews the team's Week 11 matchup against the Vikings. 

Worth A Look

This tweet from Cardinals running back David Johnson, who posted this photo of himself with 49ers safety Jaquiski Tartt.

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