NFC West Update: Arizona Cardinals Maintain Three-Game Lead in Division

A closer look at how the Seahawks' NFC West rivals fared in Week 11 around the NFL.

A closer look at how the Seahawks' NFC West rivals fared in Week 11 around the NFL:

Arizona Cardinals (8-2)

The Result

Arizona won its third straight game to maintain its three-game lead in the division over the Seahawks (5-5), netting a 34-31 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals (8-2).

What Happened

Kicker Chandler Catanzaro booted a 32-yard field goal in the final seconds to give the Cardinals the win ... Quarterback Carson Palmer threw two early picks but bounced back to finish 20-of-31 for 317 yards and four touchdowns, each of which came on throws at least 15 yards downfield ... Rookie wideout J.J. Nelson led all Cardinals receivers with four catches for 142 yards and a score ... Veteran wideout Larry Fitzgerald added eight catches for 90 yards ... John Brown, Darren Fells, and David Johnson were the recipients of Palmer's other three touchdown passes.

Who's Hurt

Defensive lineman Frostee Rucker and cornerback Patrick Peterson are day-to-day after suffering ankle injuries in the game.

What's Next

The Cardinals head to the Bay Area for a Week 12 meeting with the San Francisco 49ers (3-7).


St. Louis Rams (4-6)

The Result

St. Louis lost its third game in a row, a 16-13 setback to the Ravens (3-7) in Baltimore.

What Happened

Case Keenum, who was named the team's starting quarterback over Nick Foles heading into the week, completed 12-of-26 passes for 136 yards and a touchdown, good for a 75.2 quarterback rating, but he also fumbled three times, losing two ... Running back Todd Gurley scored on a 1-yard run in the game's first quarter, marking the rookie's fifth straight game with a rushing touchdown, the Rams' longest streak since Marshall Faulk in 2001-02 ... Tight end Lance Kendricks led all St. Louis receivers with two catches for 43 yards and a touchdown ... Defensive tackle Aaron Donald led the Rams with 10 tackles ... Cornerback Trumaine Johnson and safety Rodney McLeod each recorded interceptions of Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco.

Who's Hurt

Quarterback Case Keenum was evaluated for a concussion after the game. Rookie offensive lineman Andrew Donnal suffered a MCL sprain and could miss multiple weeks.

What's Next

The Rams head to Cincinnati for a Week 12 game against the Bengals (8-2).


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San Francisco 49ers (3-7)

The Result

The 49ers lost 29-13 to the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field to finish 0-2 against Seattle on the season.

What Happened

The Niners defense gave up 509 yards to Seattle's offense, 255 of which came on the ground, including a franchise rookie-record 209 from running back Thomas Rawls ... Blaine Gabbert started for the second straight week, going 22-of-34 for 264 yards and one touchdown, good for a 98.2 quarterback rating ... Wide receiver Anquan Boldin led all San Francisco pass catchers with five grabs for 93 yards ... Tight end Vance McDonald had the 49ers' lone touchdown on a 19-yard pass from Gabbert in the first half ... Linebacker NaVorro Bowman recorded nine tackles in his first game at CenturyLink Field since injuring his knee in the 2013 playoffs.

Who's Hurt

Defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey suffered a season-ending ACL injury on his team's first defensive series. Former starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick (shoulder) was placed on season-ending injured reserve prior to Sunday's game in Seattle.

What's Next

San Francisco hosts Arizona in Week 12 at Santa Clara's Levi's Stadium.

Seahawks rookies Thomas Rawls and Tyler Lockett stole the show on Sunday in the teams win over the 49ers at CenturyLink. Team photographer Rod Mar captured moments in this week's photo essay from touchdowns to celebrations.

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