Seahawks Defeat 49ers, 23-17, Reach Super Bowl XLVIII

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Marshawn Lynch had a big night running the football, leading the way to a win for the Seahawks against the 49ers, 23-17 at home. With the victory, Seattle advances to Super Bowl XLVIII.

Russell Wilson finished the game 16 of 25 with 215 yards passing, one touchdown and one fumble. In comparison, Colin Kaepernick went 14 of 24 with 153 yards passing, one touchdown, two picks and one fumble for the 49ers.

Lynch was a key factor for the Seahawks, running all over the 49ers for 109 yards on 22 carries with a touchdown. In the third quarter, he took advantage of an opening for a 40-yard score. Doug Baldwin was a highlight, pulling in six balls for 106 yards.

The Seattle defensive unit led the way to a victory, giving up 153 yards passing and 161 rushing. They brought down Kaepernick for two sacks.

Finally, Steven Hauschka was perfect, connecting on all three of his field goal attempts.

49ers wide receiver Anquan Boldin tallied 53 receiving yards and one touchdown.


49ers Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C

74

C. Kaepernick

14

24

153

1

2


Seahawks Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C

73

R. Wilson

16

25

215

1

0


49ers Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C

74

C. Kaepernick

QB

11

130

11.8

0

-

-

K. Hunter

RB

3

16

5.3

0

D+

70

F. Gore

RB

11

14

1.3

0


Seahawks Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

M. Lynch

RB

22

109

5.0

1

-

-

R. Turbin

RB

2

6

3.0

0

C

73

R. Wilson

QB

5

0

.0

0


49ers Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

B+

88

A. Boldin

WR

5

53

10.6

1

B-

81

M. Crabtree

WR

4

52

13.0

0

D+

70

F. Gore

RB

1

17

17.0

0


Seahawks Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

93

D. Baldwin

WR

6

106

17.7

0

B

83

J. Kearse

WR

2

44

22.0

1

C

74

G. Tate

WR

4

31

7.8

0