In the news:
NFC West at a glance
Last week: Lost to Philadelphia, 24-21
This week: vs. St. Louis, 1:25 p.m.
Notable: The Cardinals need to go at least 3-1 — and maybe 4-0 — in their final four games to sneak into the playoffs.
St. Louis Rams
Last week: Lost to San Francisco, 23-13
This week: at Arizona, 1:25 p.m.
Notable: The Rams are losing ground in the NFC West. Not only does it look like they’ll finish last this year, but they also could face the most question marks after the season.
San Francisco 49ers
Last week: Beat St. Louis, 23-13
This week: vs. Seattle, 1:25 p.m.
Notable: San Francisco enters having won two straight and looking for revenge. Said safety Donte Whitner to The Associated Press after last week’s game: “We’re very eager. They embarrassed us last time.”