Seahawks fall to 49ers 13-6, out of first place
Wilson, who spoke leading up to the game that he couldn’t wait for his introduction to this heated rivalry, was sacked twice and never looked in rhythm. Aldon Smith sacked him with 1:25 left, then Paul McQuistan was called for a chop block on Smith in the end zone with 43 seconds left. It would have been an automatic safety, but the 49ers declined the penalty.
The play was reviewed and Seattle was short of the first down.
Steven Hauschka kicked a 52-yard field goal as Seattle scored first for the seventh time in as many games this year. He added a 35-yarder early in the second quarter but missed wide left on a 51-yard try later in the quarter.
‘‘We've got to figure something out,’’ said wide receiver Golden Tate, who had two drops. ‘‘We've got to figure out a way to get it done. It’s not over. The season’s not over.’’
NOTES: Seattle lost LB Malcolm Smith to a concussion on the opening kickoff, then WR Doug Baldwin later injured his ankle and did not return. ... 49ers WR Mario Manningham was inactive with a shoulder injury. ... Ted Ginn Jr. had a 38-yard return late in the first half for the 49ers.
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