NFC West Update: Arizona Cardinals & St. Louis Rams Notch Wins in Week 7

<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">A closer look at how the Seahawks' NFC West rivals fared in Week 7 around the NFL:</span>

<span data-mce-style="text-decoration: underline;">Arizona Cardinals (5-2)</span>

The Result

The Cardinals hung on for a 26-18 Monday Night Football win over the Baltimore Ravens.

What Happened

Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson picked off a Joe Flacco pass in the end zone in the final seconds of regulation to preserve a 26-18 win for Arizona ... Cardinals running back Chris Johnson topped the 100-yard mark for the third time this year, leading the way with 122 yards on the ground, 62 of which came on a single play to help set up a field goal and 26 more of which came on a first quarter touchdown run ... Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer completed 20-of-29 passes for 275 yards and two touchdowns, good for a 122.1 quarterback rating ... Wide receiver John Brown was Palmer's top target, making four grabs for 65 yards and a 4-yard fourth-quarter touchdown ... Wide receiver Michael Floyd caught Palmer's other touchdown pass, a 3-yard score in the game's second quarter ... Former Washington State Cougars safety Deone Bucannon led the Cardinals with a game-high nine tackles, including one for loss.

Who's Hurt

Arizona cornerback Jerraud Powers strained his hamstring in Monday night's game and could miss two weeks, according to Cardinals coach Bruce Arians.

What's Next

The Cardinals hit the road in Week 8 for a matchup with the Browns (2-5) in Cleveland.


<span data-mce-style="text-decoration: underline;">San Francisco 49ers (2-5)</span>

The Result

The 49ers dropped a 20-3 result to the Seahawks at Santa Clara's Levi's Stadium.

What Happened

The Niners mustered just 142 yards of total offense against the Seattle defense, the lowest total yardage output by an NFL team this season ... 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was sacked six times, the second-most in his career and dropped to 1-6 in seven starts against the Seahawks as he completed 13-of-24 passes for 124 yards ... Running back Carlos Hyde ran 11 times for a team-high 40 yards and tight end Vernon Davis recorded four grabs for 61 yards, both team highs ... The Niners sacked Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson five times, including two each by linebackers Aaron Lynch and Ahmad Brooks ... Cornerbacks Tramaine Brock and Kenneth Acker each picked off Wilson once ... The 49ers' three points came on a 35-yard field goal by Phil Dawson toward the end of the third quarter.

Who's Hurt

Veteran safety Antoine Bethea hurt his shoulder in the first half and did not return. He was later placed on injured reserve with a reported torn pectoral muscle, putting an early end to his 2015 season. Running back Carlos Hyde is expected to play in Week 8 after a foot injury limited his carries against the Seahawks.

What's Next

The 49ers ready for another division opponent in Week 8, hitting the road for a matchup with the Rams (3-3).


<span data-mce-style="text-decoration: underline;">St. Louis Rams (3-3)</span>

The Result

The Rams dispatched the Browns (2-5), 24-6, at St. Louis' Edward Jones Dome.

What Happened

Rams running back Todd Gurley, the No. 10 overall pick in the 2015 draft, ran for 128 yards and the first two touchdowns of his young career to become the first St. Louis player since Steven Jackson in 2011 to rush for 100-plus yards in three straight games, and according to ESPN, 97 of Gurley's yards came after contact, the most by a player this season ... The Rams defense picked up four sacks on Browns quarterback Josh McCown and recovered four fumbles on the day, one of which safety Rodney McLeod returned for a first-quarter touchdown ... St. Louis quarterback Nick Foles finished 15-of-23 for 163 yards ... Wide receiver Tavon Austin was the Rams' leading receiver with four catches for 43 yards ... Safety-turned-linebacker Mark Barron paced the St. Louis defense with 16 total tackles.

Who's Hurt

On Tuesday, the Rams announced they had placed linebacker Alec Ogletree (ankle) on the reserve/designated to return list.

What's Next

The Rams host the NFC West rival 49ers (2-5) in Week 8.

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