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Around The NFC West - Week 6

The Seahawks win a wild one against the Falcons, while the 49ers and Rams lose

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Falcons wideout Julio Jones can't corral a pass late in the Seahawks' 26-24 win on Sunday.


SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

Last time out: Bills 45, 49ers 16

Record: 1-5 overall, 1-2 in division

Snapshot: Bills running back LeSean McCoy ran 19 times for 140 yards and three touchdowns as Buffalo pulled away for the easy win. The 49ers only trailed 17-13 at the half but were outscored by 25 points after intermission.

Notable: Colin Kaepernick started at quarterback for the first time this season, finishing 13-of-29 for 187 yards and a touchdown. He added eight carries for a team-high 66 yards. Wide receiver Torrey Smith had three catches for 76 yards and a touchdown after being held to one catch and three yards the previous two games.

Quotable:  "We'll see." – 49ers coach Chip Kelly on whether Kaepernick will get another start next week.

Key stat:312. The number of rushing yards the 49ers gave up to the Bills.

Next up: The 49ers host the Buccaneers in Week 7

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

Last time out: Seahawks 26, Falcons 24

Record: 4-1 overall, 1-1 in division

Snapshot: Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka hit a 44-yard field goal with 1:57 remaining and the defense held firm on Atlanta's final possession. Cornerback Richard Sherman interfered on a deep pass to Julio Jones on the Falcons' last offensive play, but no flag was thrown and the pass fell incomplete.

Notable: The Falcons scored 21 points in the third quarter to charge ahead, but Seattle responded with a pair of scoring drives in the final quarter to eke out the victory. Running back Christine Michael finished with 18 carries for 64 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Quotable:  "We're emotional. It's an emotional team, emotional guys, and we ride that emotion. That's what these guys are like. I am, too." – coach Pete Carroll, via the Seattle Times, after the Seahawks found a way to win despite a sideline meltdown by Sherman and the late deficit.

Injury update:Safety Kam Chancellor missed the game with a groin injury, while defensive end Michael Bennett left it with a hyperextended knee after getting cut-blocked by Falcons offensive lineman Jake Matthews.

Next up: The Seahawks travel to play the Cardinals on "Sunday Night Football" in Week 7

Images of past matchups between the Cardinals and this week's opponent, the Seahawks

LOS ANGELES RAMS

Last time out: Lions 31, Rams 28

Record: 3-3 overall, 2-1 in division

Snapshot: Lions kicker Matt Prater hit a go-ahead field goal with 1:29 left and Rafael Bush sealed the win with an interception two plays later. The Rams have now lost two in a row after a 3-1 start.

Notable: Los Angeles quarterback Case Keenum had one of the finest days of his career, completing 27-of-32 passes for 321 yards with three touchdowns and an interception. Wideout Kenny Britt had seven catches for 136 yards and two scores.

Quotable: "I'd do it again. We're inside the 1. Shoot, you've got to bang that in." – Rams coach Jeff Fisher, on going for it but failing on fourth-and-goal from the 1 right before halftime.

Injury report:Defensive tackle Michael Brockers (hip) and defensive back Lamarcus Joyner (forearm) left the game.

Next up: The Rams play the Giants in London in Week 7

Images of the Cardinals cheerleaders during the Week 4 home game



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