Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/19/12
The San Francisco 49ers have not lost two games in a row since the Jim Harbaugh era began.Thursday night, the Niners raised their record to 5-0 after a loss under Harbaugh pounding the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park for the 13-6 win.The Seahawks continued their struggles on the road losing four of the last five since the end of last season.Though the outcome may be a surprise to some, the physicality of the game shocked no one. Both teams rushed more than they passed and depended upon the defense to make a profound statement.The 49ers' defense spoke louder and held rookie quarterback, Russell Wilson, in check for most of the game to claim the victory, bragging rights and a solo spot atop the NFC West division at 5-2.Here’s what we learned.The Seahawks' defense will give many teams a fit for a long time. This group’s performance propelled the team to its current relevance and it is no fluke. Pete Carroll and Gus Bradley are managing one of the youngest defensive units in The Le...
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