Originally posted on Seahawks Blog  |  Last updated 12/24/11
Players of the game Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch rushed 21 times for 107 yards, becoming the first player to gain more than 100 yards in a game against the 49ers since November 2009. Lynch's 4-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter was the first rushing score against San Francisco this season.Niners linebacker Larry Grant forced the only turnover of the game with a leaping strip of Tarvaris Jackson to prevent the Seahawks from gaining a first down and extending the drive.San Francisco kicker David Aker made four of the five field goals he attempted -- including a 53-yarder -- and set an NFL record with 42 field goals. Play of the game The 49ers were getting ready to punt the ball back to Seattle, the 49ers leading 16-10 with 7 minutes left in the game. The Seahawks' had 25 yards of total offense in the second half at that point, their only first down coming by way of penalty. Linebacker Heath Farwell blocked San Francisco's punt, and while Lee recovered the ball, he was ta...
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