This is the December 5, 2012 news archive. View today's NFC West rumors and news.
NFC West News and Rumors
On Sunday, an on-field incident occurred between Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett and Cardinals safety Kerry Rhodes. On Monday night, we reported that the Cardinals planned to let the Jets score late while leading 7-6 and driving toward the Arizo…Upvote Share Tweet
NFC West: Injury situations that matterArizona Cardinals: Kevin Kolb (ribs) does not appear close to returning. John Skelton will start at quarterback. Receiver Andre Roberts (ankle) and defensive end Ronald Talley (ankle) did not practice. Defensive end Calais Campbell, held out of the Card…Upvote Share TweetWith Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman fighting his four-game suspension for violation of the league’s policy against steroids and related substances, the team’s other starter at the position has opted to take his medicine for allegedly taking medicUpvote Share TweetMark Sanchez, after nearly three days in limbo, was re-named the starter by Rex Ryan. The coach stuck with the struggling Sanchez over fan favorite Greg McElroy, who came off the bench and rallied the Jets to a 7-6 win against the Arizona Cardinals.Upvote Share Tweet
101ESPN St. Louis audio: Miklasz ShowThe St. Louis Rams' 2012 draft class accounted for 14 of the team's 16 points during an overtime victory against San Francisco in Week 13. That same 2012 class accounted for 25 of 31 points during a victory over Arizona the previous week. That's called …Upvote Share TweetAfter just three games, Ryan Lindley has lost the Arizona Cardinals' quarterback job. John Skelton's back on Sunday. Let's take a moment to remember the three weeks when one special sixth-round rookie from San Diego State taught us all to dream big. Lin…Upvote Share Tweet
Colin Kaepernick has an enormous pet turtleyahoo.com Updated Dec 5, 2012Since he became the starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, we've learned that Colin Kaepernick has a strong arm, religious tattoos, and parents who aren't afraid to stand up for their son. Now, we've also learned that he has an enormous pet t…Upvote Share TweetGreg Zuerlein’s had quite a rookie year for the Rams and it got a little bit better when the league got around to handing out player of the week honors. Zuerlein was named the NFC special teams player of the week for the second time this year, joining JUpvote Share Tweet
710ESPN Seattle audio: Taking on BaylessMike Salk, Brock Huard and I had all sorts of fun dissecting Skip Bayless' recently expressed skepticism over Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. They drew me into a myth-busting session of epic proportions. Hope you enjoy the audio.Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Bears talk with John Mullin, Coaching Hot SeatThe Bears gave up a pair of late touchdowns to the Seahawks last Sunday, costing them a win they needed to hold onto their position as the NFC North leaders. John Mullin of CSN Chicago will join Mike Florio on Wednesday’s edition of PFT Live to talk aboUpvote Share Tweet
Mike Sando's MVP WatchWaves are still rippling through the NFC West blog from our Tuesday discussion comparing Russell Wilson to Andrew Luck against seven common opponents. The touchdown-to-interception ratios in those games jumped off the page: 16-1 for Wilson, 13-12 for Lu…Upvote Share Tweet
Rodgers says Packers are still discussing loss to SeahawksWhen Week Three of the 2012 NFL season ended with a Monday night game between the Packers and Seahawks that ended with a horrible call on a play that has become known as the “Fail Mary,” we all knew that the undeserved loss for Green Bay and the undesUpvote Share Tweet
How recently drafted QBs are stacking upEvery team in the NFC West has been starting a quarterback drafted since 2010 in recent weeks. The trend will likely continue unless Kevin Kolb returns from injury and gets the start for Arizona against Seattle. I've put together a chart showing 2012 st…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers may finally be ready to tap into draft classThe 49ers haven’t had to rely or - or even dress - their rookie class much this year. But with injuries and a shift in scheme with new quarterback Colin Kaepernick, there’s a chance second-round running back LaMichael James finally plays. He hasnâUpvote Share TweetAround the NFC West: Dec. 5, 2012 The St. Louis Rams defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Week 13 on the strength of strong play from their defensive front seven, excellent coaching, long-range marksmanship on field goals and a generally mistake-free gam…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Ravens Defense Looks For BoostDec 5Episode 231: Wendi Nix and Chris Mortensen discuss the impact on Ray Lewis' return to the Ravens defense. Tim Hasselbeck breaks down why Eli Manning is set to be in the Hall of Fame. The NFL32 crew discuss which team in the NFC will make the playoffs
'Sound FX': Jeff FisherDec 5Listen in as St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher leads his team to victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Week 13.
Blogger Blitz: No Place Like HomeDec 5NFC West blogger Mike Sano talks about the Seahawks home-field advantage down the stretch
Blogger Blitz: Seahawks SecondaryDec 5NFC West blogger Mike Sando says Seattle's secondary is in good shape despite the suspension of Brandon Browner