NFL Week 15 NFC West Picks: 'The 49ers Are Going In The Wrong Direction,' Says CBS San Francisco's Dennis O'DonnellThe Rams and Seahawks sit atop the NFC West, with all four teams technically still in playoff contention.
LA Rams Begin Playoff Week With Good Injury NewsInjured defensive starters Mark Barron and Troy Hill both practiced on Wednesday as the Rams prepare to take on the Falcons in the NFC Wildcard Round.
Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Seahawks And Cardinals Ready To Ruffle Some Feathers In NFC WestWith both teams trying to catch the Rams in the NFC West, the Seahawks and Cardinals will look to pick up a key win in division play on Thursday night in Glendale, Arizona.
Thursday Night Breakdown: Seahawks Seek Bounceback Over Reeling RamsBoth the Rams and Seahawks look to turn things around on Thursday Night Football after blowout losses in Week 14.
Seahawks And 49ers Battle To Avoid Last Place In NFC West Thursday NightThe Seattle Seahawks entered the 2015 NFL season with high expectations while the San Francisco 49ers entered the season with more questions than answers.
Opponent Profile: Cardinals' High Performance Will Challenge SteelersThe Arizona Cardinals (4-1) lead the NFC West and travel to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers (3-2) with a high-octane team that has been scorching opponents on both offense and defense.
Opponent Profile: 49ers Come Off Monday Night Win To Face SteelersAfter a low offensive performance against the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, the San Francisco 49ers will head to Heinz Field on Sunday to face a Pittsburgh Steelers team looking for retribution after a close loss to the New England Patriots on the opening night of the 2015 NFL regular season.
Patriots Team Grades: New England Puts On Super Bowl-Worthy Performance Against ColtsThe Patriots made it look easy in advancing to their sixth Super Bowl of the Belichick/Brady era.
Here We Go Again: Patriots Face Ravens In AFC PlayoffsNew England and Baltimore are developing an impressive postseason rivalry.
Injury Report: Cardinals Expected To Play Lindley At QB In NFC Wild Card Vs PanthersA knee injury to QB Drew Stanton continues to slow him down in practices, but head coach Brian Polian is hopeful to have his second-string quarterback available for the Panthers. The Cardinals are a battered squad in other positions as well.
Arizona Cardinals Look To Defy Super Bowl Odds Starting With Carolina PanthersDoes Arizona have enough in the tank to make a deep run and play in its second Super Bowl in franchise history? It looks sketchy at best, but this is why you play the games. Arizona has a tough road to travel to get to the Super Bowl, but it is pointless to worry about that for now. For now, it is all about beating Carolina.
CBS Sports' Steve Beuerlein Talks San Diego Chargers Vs. San Francisco 49ersThe San Diego Chargers are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, but after three consecutive NFC Championship Game appearances, the San Francisco 49ers are out. They have the opportunity to play the spoiler for the Chargers, but what has happened to them this year? CBS Sports' Steve Beuerlein spoke on this weekend's west coast game and looks at what has gone wrong and right.
Stevie Johnson Returns Home To Round Out 49ers Receiving Core And Silence CriticsThe 49ers' acquisition of wide receiver Stevie Johnson is a win for both the team and player. San Francisco gets what they hope is the final missing piece to their passing game, while Johnson gets the chance to return home and not only play for a contender, but play in a market where his talents will not go un-noticed.
Aaron Donald Has Some Believing St. Louis Rams Have Created A New 'Fearsome Foursome'Ask Aaron Donald and he'll tell you without a doubt, that he believes he couldn't have landed in a better spot when he was selected by the St. Louis Rams in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft with the No. 13 overall pick.
Four Main Things The Saints Must Do To Win In Rematch With SeahawksSix weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints suffered their worst loss of the season in a game where they were absolutely demolished by the Seattle Seahawks. Immediately afterward, head coach Sean Payton told his players to put the game behind them because they would get another shot. Payton was right as the Saints are meeting the Seahawks again, and there are four big things they need to do, in order to win.