Jason Myers’ 56-yard field goal gives Seahawks halftime lead

A silly play by San Francisco 49ers DB Jimmie Ward toward the end of the second quarter on Saturday proved costly in the NFC Wild-Card game.

Ward was flagged for unnecessary roughness for a hit on Seattle QB Geno Smith.

That didn’t make it a freebie for Jason Myers but the Seattle kicker found the range from 56 yards to give his team a 17-16 lead at the break.

Seattle scored all 17 of its points in the second quarter,

 

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Speaking of kickers, the 49ers’ Robbie Gould had three field goals in the first 30 minutes.

In his playoff career, the veteran kicker — he’s 40 years old — has hit all of his 24 field-goal attempts.

Story originally appeared on Touchdown Wire