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Grading the NFC West: Week 11

Niners pass defense at its best against Cardinals

Handing out report cards to the 49ers and their three divisional rivals in the NFC West for their performances in Week 11 games, when all four teams squared off against opponents from within the division.

49ers report card: San Francisco 23, Arizona 7 PASSING OFFENSE: B -- Alex Smith did throw for a fair number of yards (267), but he missed a lot of throws, including two in the end zone. Receivers also dropped passes, with tight end Vernon Davis mishandling two and Braylon Edwards missing three catchable balls. Smith also broke a streak of 151 attempts in the red zone without an interception... Recommended Stories