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Patrick Willis had no chance last December to do his part in stopping Marshawn Lynch and helping keep San Francisco’s impressive streak alive: 36 straight games without allowing a 100-yard rusher.The All-Pro linebacker missed last season’s second meeting with the division-rival Seattle Seahawks, sidelined for three games with an injured right hamstring.And San Francisco’s run of holding rushers below 100 yards ended when Lynch went for 107 in the 49ers’ 19-17 win at Seattle on Dec. 24. Now, the Seahawks star comes to Candlestick Park for Thursday night’s prime time NFC West showdown with a healthy Willis waiting on the other side of the ball.“He runs the ball hard, a very elusive guy,” Willis said Tuesday. “He’s a very hard tackle. We’re going to have to have everybody swarming to the ball and not expecting one guy to make the play. He’s by far one of the best running backs in the league and will be one of the best backs we face all year long. We’ve got to face him twice.”“Their ru
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Former Detroit Lions general manager Matt Millen was a guest on the The Wheelhouse on 95.7 The Game in San Francisco and was very critical of how 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis played.When Willis came on the show he was asked if it was fair for Millen to say that he played the worst game of his career.“[Laughs] Oh man it’s like what it is with anything,” said Willis. “We...
The Seattle Seahawks will be without two players for their Thursday
night matchup with the San Francisco 49ers; offensive lineman John Moffit
(knee), and reserve defensive back Byron Maxwell (hamstring). However, Seattle
has announced that safety Kam Chancellor will play despite being limited this
week by an ankle injury, reports the Associated Press.
The 49ers entered the season as many experts favorite to make it to the Super Bowl. They've had a few rough outings but they are still my favorite for the NFC. They play great defense and run the ball, the formula works anywhere. They can play indoors, outdoors, snow, rain, you name it. No matter what team gets the top seed in the NFC, the 49ers can travel their gameplan...
While he and his team might be playing the 49ers in a nationally televised game on Thursday night, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman already has achieved a fair level of notoriety on the interwebs this week after he tweeted a photo of himself appearing to taunt Patriots quarterback Tom Brady following Seattle’s impressive 24-23 victory over New [...]
Bump in the Road
I’m sure most people out there are as frustrated as I am with that disappointing Seahawks loss to the 49ers on Thursday night. Once again the defense did its job and the offense just never seemed to find its groove.
The Seahawks are now 0-3 against NFC West opponents which is a problem, however let’s just sit back and take our hands away from the panic button...
The San Francisco 49ers have three players that are listed
as questionable as they head into tonight’s contest against the Seattle
Seahawks, reports Brian McIntyre of Yahoo! Sports; offensive lineman Joe Staley (concussion), wide receiver Mario
Manningham (shoulder) and running back Brandon Jacobs (knee).
The 49ers could be without
left tackle Joe Staley, who has...
Seattle's Steven Hauschka kicked a 52-yard field goal before San Francisco's David Akers answered with a 38-yarder, and the Seahawks and 49ers were tied 3-3 after the first quarter Thursday night with first place in the NFC West at stake.
On a relatively warm and windless night at Candlestick Park, Russell Wilson led Seattle on the 10-play, 62-yard drive that started from...
Relax everyone. Declining the safety makes sense. Yes, it may have screwed your 49ers to cover pick, and yes, taking points off the board seems to fly in the face of conventional wisdom but Jim Harbaugh’s decision to decline the penalty was the right one. I may be overreacting to a small sample size, but, …
Two divisional foes coming off drastically different Week 6 contests will meet on Thursday Night Football, when the San Francisco 49ers host...
This one hurt
The Seattle Seahawks were in prime time again Thursday, heading to San Francisco to take on the division rival 49ers. It was a battle of top defenses and a battle for first place in the division, two races the Seahawks lost over the course of the night.
It was a painful loss as the Seahawks had several opportunities to extend their lead or to take the lead back from...
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said he reached out to the NFL about concerns he had that the Seattle Seahawks got away with several defensive holding or illegal contact penalties that were not called during their game on Thursday night. Harbaugh particularly felt that Seahawks cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner were given too much leeway, according to CSN...
LAST WEEK: 6-8
SEASON: 55-36 (60%)
The Seahawks are coming off a huge win against the Pats and the 49ers are coming off a really rough loss to the Giants, but San Francisco's defense is just too good to lose to Russell Wilson no matter how good the Seattle defense plays.
Both of these teams were big underdogs in their...