NFC West News and Rumors
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Football players ending up in the hospital with knee injuries or broken bones are almost commonplace. But there was nothing normal about Rams center Scott Wells‘ experience this summer. A tick bite led to a bacterial infection which landed Wells in the …Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com 4 hours agoThe Seahawks and Chiefs are no longer division rivals, but they do keep going back and forth at each other. Via Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star, the Chiefs took back the record for loudest outdoor stadium during last night’s thrashing of the Patrio…Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos perfect recipe to avoid bye hangoverESPN.com 11 hours agoTEMPE, Ariz. -- This week would be different for the Arizona Cardinals if almost any other team was next up on the schedule. But they’re preparing to take their undefeated record to the Rocky Mountains to face the Denver Broncos, the defending AFC champ…Upvote Share Tweet
Boone, Baalke balk at reports of discord in San Franprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoIn response to Deion Sanders’ claim that unnamed 49ers players want coach Jim Harbaugh to hit the road, Jack, both a player and the team’s G.M. went on the record to attack the unnamed report of strife in Santa Clara. “To be quite honest I find it a lit…Upvote Share TweetRENTON, Wash. -- It’s a bad week for the Seattle Seahawks to lose their starting tight end, considering how poorly the Washington Redskins played against the New York Giants’ tight ends last week. Eli Manning was 10-of-11 while targeting his tight ends …Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks' Pete Carroll says Kam Chancellor's ankle appears OKESPN.com 15 hours agoRENTON, Wash. -- Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is hoping that tight end Zach Miller only misses a couple of games after undergoing a clean-up procedure on his ankle, but there was some good news on the injury situation Monday. After saying last we…Upvote Share TweetArizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been indicted for felony aggravated assault over accusations he broke his wife’s nose during one of two alleged domestic incidents in July, court documents showed on Monday.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 15 hours agoSan Francisco 49ers head coach didn't hold back when asked about NFL Network's Deion Sanders and ESPN's Trent Dilfer, both of whom said separately after the 49ers' win over the Philadelphia Eagles that the players have turned against their coach. “Perso…Upvote Share TweetEARTH CITY, Mo. -- When the St. Louis Rams travel to Philadelphia to take on the Eagles this Sunday, Austin Davis should be the starter at quarterback. I wrote as much after Davis' performance against the Dallas Cowboys, and obviously nothing has happen…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoEagles coach Chip Kelly correctly pointed out that his team’s offensive line got “whooped” against the 49ers in Sunday’s loss, a result that isn’t all that surprising given they were playing without three starters. One of the missing first-teamers is ba…Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Harbaugh tight-lipped on injuriesESPN.com 18 hours agoSan Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh gave no medical updates Monday on the conditions of injured tight end Vernon Davis or right tackle Anthony Davis. Vernon Davis, who was playing for the first time since injuring his left ankle and knee in Week 2, t…Upvote Share Tweet
Jim Harbaugh Dismisses Reports of 49ers Discordnytimes.com 18 hours agoJim Harbaugh has no time for Deion Sanders, Trent Dilfer or others who question whether the fourth-year coach has lost his locker room or the faith of his players.Upvote Share Tweet
Harbaugh: 'Bunch of crap' 49ers want him outESPN.com 18 hours agoJim Harbaugh had a succinct reaction to Deion Sanders' report on the league-owned NFL Network that his San Francisco 49ers players want him gone.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoNFL Network analyst Deion Sanders did a cannonball into the media pool yesterday, claiming that 49ers players want coach Jim Harbaugh out. Harbaugh responded today by saying that pool is full of something other than water. “Personally I think that’s a b…Upvote Share Tweet
Wednesday will be a big day for Carson Palmerprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoCardinals quarterback Carson Palmer said last week that he’s “definitely” playing against the Broncos after missing the last two Arizona games with a nerve problem in his right shoulder. Coach Bruce Arians sounded a bit less convinced while discussing P…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 20 hours agoEARTH CITY, Mo. -- The St. Louis Rams return to the field this week with a trip to Philadelphia. With a little extra time before the Rams return from the bye Tuesday morning, let's take a look at what the Eagles bring to the table heading into the week …Upvote Share Tweet
Aaron Donald making early impact for RamsESPN.com 23 hours agoEARTH CITY, Mo. -- While No. 2 overall pick Greg Robinson continues to wait his turn to contribute to the St. Louis Rams, their other first-round pick has jumped out to a strong start despite limited opportunities. Defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the No.…Upvote Share TweetFrank Gore insisted he was only upset about the loss, not in his small role in it last week. But this week, he was in a better mood, and the team was in a better place, and that’s not a coincidence. Gore posted his 36th 100-yard game, along with grabbin…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 29 (yesterday)The Eagles ran for 22 yards in Sunday’s loss to the 49ers, the organization’s fifth-lowest total for a single game since 1950 and the second straight week that 2013’s best running team has failed to move the ball on the ground. Running back LeSean McCoy…Upvote Share Tweet
Harbaugh: Players Don't Want Me OutSep 29Eric Allen discusses whether he thinks 49ers players want coach Jim Harbaugh gone, despite the success he has enjoyed over the past three seasons.
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh denies locker room riftSep 29NFL Media's Alex Flanagan reports on 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, and his grasp of the team.
Cards' Dwyer Facing Assault ChargesSep 29Lester Munson explains why Jonathan Dwyer is facing nine charges stemming from two separate alleged July domestic incidents involving his wife.
Davis Not AlarmedSep 29Stephania Bell discusses her expectations for Vernon Davis' recovery from a back injury.
One Giant DiscoverySep 30One of the things that’s fun about the NFL is the invention of new stars. Well, sometimes they’re not stars, but just players who pop up and all of a sudden, within a week or two, they’re irreplaceable. This year, Justin Forsett of the Ravens is one of …
The Week 4 MailbagSep 30Many of you responded—negatively, almost exclusively—to the section of my column on Monday devoted to NFL people talking about Derek Jeter. So, because I like to try to explain much of what I do and why I do it to you in this forum, give me a few senten…
The Best Players So FarSep 29As we near the end of a strange Week 4 in the NFL (margins of victory this weekend: 31, 24, 28, 24, 3, 7, 6, 21, 19, 13, 5, 21), let’s take stock of the race that’s looking very fun, and very different than usual: the NFL MVP race. Different because the…
NFL - Alex Smith finds his home in Kansas CitySep 27Savvy vet Alex Smith provides the inexperienced Chiefs with direction and validates Kansas City's decision to anoint him its franchise QB, Jeffri Chadiha writes.