Latest NFC West News

Turnaround teams: Record 3 teams hit 5-1 after opening loss

Oct. 20, 2021 02:30 AM EDT

Perhaps, never before has Week 1 of an NFL season been as big of an aberration as it was this season. A record three teams that lost the opener have won every game since, while two others that won in Week 1 have lost the next five games. There have...

Arizona Cardinals flying solo at top of latest AP Pro32 poll

Oct. 19, 2021 20:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The birds in the desert are still flying high. And as the NFL's only remaining unbeaten team, the Cardinals retained the top spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll. The Cardinals received all 12 first-place votes for 384 points in...

Giants place Andrew Thomas, C.J. Board on IR

Oct. 19, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have placed starting left tackle Andrew Thomas on injured reserve along with wide receiver/kickoff returner C.J. Board. The Giants made the moves on Tuesday after both were hurt on Sunday in a loss to the Los Angeles...

Steelers' Tomlin: little clarity on late review vs. Seattle

Oct. 19, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says he still hasn't received any “clarity” on why replay officials halted play in the final seconds of regulation last Sunday against Seattle. The Seahawks were trailing by three with time winding down when...

Fill-ins lead first-place, unrattled Cards & Raiders to wins

Oct. 19, 2021 02:51 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The first-place Arizona Cardinals and Las Vegas Raiders each conquered pestilence and hardship as longtime assistants rallied their resilient teams to road victories in Week 6. The sickness the Cardinals had to conquer was COVID-19. ...

Seahawks believe rally at Steelers is sign of a turnaround

Oct. 18, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The performance was full of grit and resiliency, the type of characteristics Pete Carroll strives to see from each of his teams. And yet, it still ended up with another notch in the loss column leaving the Seattle Seahawks sitting at 2-4 and in...

Despite big win, McVay wants faster starts from Rams offense

Oct. 18, 2021 19:10 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — When Sean McVay called out his Los Angeles Rams for starting slowly in what would end up being a 38-11 rout of the New York Giants on Sunday, it could have been dismissed as a way to keep their attention with another losing team on deck. ...

Scans come back clear on neck of Seattle's Darrell Taylor

Oct. 18, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks say tests on linebacker Darrell Taylor’s neck have come back clear and are not ruling him out of playing next Monday against the New Orleans Saints. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Monday that both a CT scan and an MRI have...

Campbell tries to calmly assess his 0-6 Detroit Lions

Oct. 18, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Dan Campbell doesn't like watching film when he's angry. That's why the Detroit Lions coach took some time before attempting to grade his 0-6 team's performance in Sunday's 34-11 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. “It took a minute to...

Cardinals brush COVID-19 issues aside, keep winning games

Oct. 18, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona head coach Kliff Kingsbury likes to get to the office at the ungodly time of 4:45 a.m. for a work day. Vance Joseph isn't that aggressive and waits all the way until — gasp! — 5:30 a.m. before arriving at the practice facility. Getting an...