San Francisco Defeats Seattle 19-17 - Recap

San Francisco Defeats Seattle 19-17 - Recap

The 49ers grabbed a Week 16 victory over the Seahawks on Saturday, winning 19-17 at CenturyLink Field.

San Francisco won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 2.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 37.5.

Alex Smith completed 14 of 26 pass attempts for 179 yards and 0 TDs for the 49ers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Marshawn Lynch rushed for 107 yards for Seattle, while Leon Washington added 9 yards. Tarvaris Jackson threw for 163 yards for the Seahawks, while receivers Ricardo Lockette and Marshawn Lynch had 44 and 24 yards respectively.

San Francisco outgained Seattle 349-267 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-14 by the 49ers.

Seattle lost the time of possession battle 32:54/27:06, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

San Francisco heads into a Week 17 battle against the Rams. Seattle, meanwhile, will have their next action against Arizona.