NFC West News and Rumors
The Eric Dickerson trade turns 27
profootballtalk.com Updated 10 hours ago
Friday is the 27th anniversary of the Los Angeles Rams trading Eric Dickerson to the Indianapolis Colts, something Dickerson himself pointed out this afternoon. This was no small trade. According to NFL records, it involved the fourth-most players/picks…Upvote Share Tweet
In Brandon Weeden, Cardinals preparing for 'another big arm'ESPN.com 12 hours agoTEMPE, Ariz. – With Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett declaring quarterback Tony Romo a game-time decision Sunday, the Cardinals are preparing to potentially face Brandon Weeden. If Weeden starts, it will be his first since Week 13 of 2013, when he sta…Upvote Share Tweet
Cards put Tony Jefferson through concussion protocol againESPN.com 13 hours agoTEMPE, Ariz. – Even though Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson was listed as questionable for Sunday’s game in Dallas after fully practicing Friday, he’ll go through the concussion protocol a second time, coach Bruce Arians said. “Just to make sure that he’…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 14 hours agoThe Arizona Cardinals hit two long touchdowns in the second half of their win over the Philadelphia Eagles, and the two plays appeared to have no connection. But if you watch the film, you could see that the first score set up the second. The first, an …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 15 hours agoThe Seattle Seahawks will honor Marysville-Pilchuck High School by having a "MP" decal on the back of their helmets for Sunday's game.Upvote Share Tweet
49ers injury report: Patrick Willis questionableESPN.com 15 hours agoThere were no changes to the San Francisco 49ers’ injury report – no players missed practice because of injury Friday – and there were still only four players listed as the Niners enjoyed their post-bye work week. No players were ruled out for Sunday's …Upvote Share TweetRENTON, Wash. -- The Seattle Seahawks are a banged up lot entering Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. Starting left tackle Russell Okung and starting strong safety Kam Chancellor will be game-time decisions, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Frid…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 17 hours agoChargers running back Ryan Mathews practiced Friday, taking part for the first time since he suffered a sprained MCL in his knee in a Week 2 win over the Seattle Seahawks.Upvote Share TweetThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been cleaning house a bit, and prior to the trade deadline, they shipped for former No. 7 overall pick Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams for two future draft picks. Barron, upon arriving in St. Louis, then ripped the Bucs' …Upvote Share TweetThe Tony Romo watch continues, and it appears we won't have an answer to whether the Dallas Cowboys quarterback will play Sunday until just before kickoff against the Arizona Cardinals. Romo missed a third straight practice with a back injury on Friday,…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 21 hours agoSo shrouded in mystery is the NFL’s all-time single-game passing-yards mark — 554, by Norm Van Brocklin of the Los Angeles Rams in 1951 — that there are no physical relics from the game in question at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Canton is full of mem…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 22 hours agoEARTH CITY, Mo. -- As Greg Robinson attempted to adjust to playing left guard for the first time during the preseason, he often found himself bouncing back and forth between his new position and his old one. Robinson was less than a year removed from pl…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 22 hours agoWhen wide receiver Stevie Johnson was in Buffalo, he served as the team’s No. 1 receiver most of the time. No one was surprised when that changed with the offseason trade that brought him to San Francisco because the 49ers already had Anquan Boldin and …Upvote Share TweetThe Santa Clara District Attorney's office likely will not charge San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald with domestic violence, according to a report.Upvote Share Tweet
Larry Foote relies on experience to handle play calling against up-tempo teamsESPN.com 23 hours agoTEMPE, Ariz. -- When safety Rashad Johnson started telling the story of linebacker Larry Foote “changing” the defensive plays Sunday against Philadelphia, it had all the makings of a juicy tale of a veteran being bold enough to break away from the coach…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 31 (yesterday)The San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams met just three weeks ago, with the Rams jumping out to a 14-0 lead before falling 31-17. A week later, the Rams upset the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks, and the Niners were thumped by the Denve…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 31 (yesterday)The Seattle Seahawks return home this Sunday to CenturyLink Field to face a winless team in a game that should be an easy victory for the Seahawks. The Oakland Raiders are 0-7, just trying to find a way to get on the right track. The Seahawks are 4-3 af…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers getting away from printed ticketsTicket stubs will soon be going the way of the dodo bird. According to Don Muret of SportsBusiness Daily, the 49ers will stop printing tickets to games in 2015. The decision flows from heavy adoption of the team’s mobile ticketing device. The 49ers expe…Upvote Share TweetWhen the week opened, the Cardinals were looking at potentially facing the Cowboys without two key members of their defensive backfield because of concussions. Now, though, they’ll almost certainly have both cornerback Patrick Peterson and safety Tony J…Upvote Share Tweet
Greg Roman “pretty darned pleased” with Marcus LattimoreMarcus Lattimore returned to practice for the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday for the first time this season. The second-year running back from South Carolina has yet to play in an NFL game after being drafted by the 49ers in 2013. Lattimore suffered a…Upvote Share TweetThe Seattle Seahawks could be short-handed at center this week for their game against the Oakland Raiders. Stephen Schilling has started the last three games at center in relief of an injured Max Unger. However, Schilling did not practice on Thursday du…Upvote Share Tweet
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