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Russell Wilson threw four touchdown passes to move into second place for TD passes by a rookie, Marshawn Lynch scored twice, and the Seahawks clinched a spot in the NFC playoffs with a 42-13 rout of San Francisco on Sunday night.Share Tweet
It's Easier To Rout A Team When You're Making Catches Like This: Sunday Night Football, In Four GIFsdeadspin.com Dec 23, 2012Seattle 42, San Francisco 13: In a battle of what Cris Collinsworth called two "top-end throwers"-i.e, two NFL quarterbacks, in this case Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick-it was Wilson who was the topper-end thrower; he looked like he had roughly tShare Tweet
Peter King: Megatron the headliner, but history was made all over Week 16CNNSI.com Dec 23, 2012The Bengals have done something this year that hadn't been done since Boomer Esiason was a junior at Maryland.Share Tweet
Seahawks crushing 49ers at halftime, 28-6When David Akers is the thing going right, you know things are going all wrong for the 49ers. Akers made a 54-yard field goal just before half, which allowed the 49ers to carve the Seahawks lead to 28-6. The Seahawks have now scored 136 points in their …Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 23, 2012PITTSBURGH -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 16 that saw the NFL's playoff field taking shape in almost-finalized fashion...Share TweetThe San Francisco 49ers will be without defensive tackle Justin Smith because of an elbow injury, ending his streak of consecutive starts at 185.Share TweetWith San Diego moving closer to what G.M. A.J. Smith called in October a “new era of Chargers football,” a guy who was part of the old era of 49ers and Lions football is interested. Peter King of Sports Illustrated reported during Football Night in AmShare TweetSEATTLE -- The Seattle Seahawks had hoped to have cornerbacks Walter Thurmond or Marcus Trufant available to face the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night. Neither is active. The 49ers, meanwhile, are getting receiver Mario Manningham back from a shoulde…Share Tweet
The early feel from CenturyLink Field2012 49ers-Seahawks Comparison SEATTLE -- There's a playoff-type feel at CenturyLink Field while the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks are warming up for their prime-time matchup. The pressbox is abuzz with activity as a larger-than-usual media c…Share TweetJoin our ESPN.com NFL experts for the NFC West throw down between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: 49ers-SeahawksShare TweetApparently the Patriots needed more than a week to recover from their hard-fought loss to the 49ers. In a game against the Jaguars that on paper looked like it should have been an easy win, the Patriots came out sleepwalking. Jaguars quarterback Chad He…Share TweetAs the Seahawks prepare to host the 49ers on Sunday night, the home team most likely can count on the presence of one of their best defensive players in the lineup. Cornerback Richard Sherman, whose appeal on a four-game suspension for violating the lea…Share Tweet
GameDay: San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks highlightsDec 23The Seattle Seahawks continue their dominance, knocking off the San Francisco 49ers 42-13 behind QB Russell Wilson's four touchdown passes.
San Francisco 49ers TE Delanie Walker 18-yard TD catchDec 23San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick finds TE Delanie Walker for an 18-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter.
San Francisco 49ers LB Patrick Willis picks off WilsonDec 23San Francisco 49ers LB Patrick Willis picks off a pass from QB Russell Wilson in the second quarter.
Parting Shot: Time Will Tell On Young QBsDec 23William C. Rhoden is enjoying watching the new crew of young quarterbacks in the NFL but wonders who among them will stand the test of time.