NFC West Standings Week 13: Update on Seahawks, 49ers, Rams, and Cardinals

After Week 13's slate of games, what do the NFC West standings look like, and what teams are still in the playoff picture?

The NFC West standings have been updated following the action in Week 13. With the Arizona Cardinals on a bye and the three other teams having completed their matchups, what do the current NFC West standings look like as of Monday, Dec. 5, at 11:15 p.m. ET, and how is the weekly playoff picture shaking out after Week 13?

Current NFC West Standings

  1. San Francisco 49ers (8-4)
  2. Seattle Seahawks (7-5)
  3. Arizona Cardinals (4-8)
  4. Los Angeles Rams (3-9)

NFC West Standings Recap

San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers — even without QB Jimmy Garoppolo — defeated the Dolphins, 33-17. After Garoppolo left the game early with a leg injury, Brock Purdy took the reigns, throwing for 210 yards and two touchdowns. Christian McCaffrey was instrumental, picking up 66 yards on the ground and 80 yards in the air while adding a touchdown. At 8-4, the 49ers are in first place in the NFC West and control their destiny for the division title.

Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks defeated the Rams 27-23. QB Geno Smith threw for 367 yards and three touchdowns. Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf had quite a day, racking up 128 yards and 127 yards, respectively, while adding a touchdown each. The Seahawks are battling the 49ers for the driver’s seat in the NFC West. They’ll look to maintain their position in the race and do their part in Week 14 when they host the Carolina Panthers.

Los Angeles Rams
The Rams may not be mathematically eliminated from the playoff race, but their season is over. Matthew Stafford is on injured reserve, and the Rams are having trouble getting anything going consistently. They’ll host the Raiders in Week 14.

Arizona Cardinals
The Cardinals were on a bye this week. They’ll return in Week 14 when they host the New England Patriots.

  1. Philadelphia Eagles (11-1)
  2. Minnesota Vikings (10-2)
  3. San Francisco 49ers (8-4)
  4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-6)
  5. Dallas Cowboys (9-3)
  6. New York Giants (7-4-1)
  7. Seattle Seahawks (7-5)
  8. Washington Commanders (7-5-1)
  9. Detroit Lions (5-7)
  10. Atlanta Falcons (5-8)
  11. Green Bay Packers (5-8)
  12. Arizona Cardinals (4-8)
  13. Carolina Panthers (4-8)
  14. New Orleans Saints (4-9)
  15. Los Angeles Rams (3-9)
  16. Chicago Bears (3-10)
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