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Wilson throws 4 TDs to sink San Fran

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Jimmy Garoppolo, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers who trailed Tevin Coleman and George Kittle, left the game in the second half with an injury. Seattle Seahawks start the season 6-1 for the second time in franchise history

Last updated: 02/11/20 01:52

Russell Wilson has made 26 touchdowns in the first seven games of the season in Seattle

Russell Wilson threw four touchdown passes and Seattle's beleaguered defense was stable for three-quarters as the Seahawks beat the visiting San Francisco 49ers 37:27 on Sunday.

Wilson completed 27 of 37 passes for 261 yards when the Seahawks (6-1) returned to the Arizona Cardinals from a 37-34 loss of overtime last weekend to claim their spot on NFC West. Defending NFC Champion 49ers (4-4) suffered his first road loss of the season and remains in last place in the division.

  • Seahawks stats: Russell Wilson, 27/37, 261 yards, 4 TDs
  • Urgent Leader: DeeJay Dallas, 18 porters, 41 yards, 1 TD
  • Reception manager: D.K. Metcalf, 12 catches, 161 yards, 2 TDs

The Seahawks had allowed an NFL record high of 479.2 yards per game, but kept San Francisco at just 112 for the first three quarters by taking a 27-7 lead.

0:47 D.K. With the great touchdown from Metcalf, Seattle opened the gate against San Francisco at the end of the first quarter.

D.K. With the great touchdown from Metcalf, Seattle opened the gate against San Francisco at the end of the first quarter.

Wilson tossed two touchdown passes in the first half to DK Metcalf, who had a monster day – 12 catches, 161 yards, and those two points – as Seahawks took a 13-7 lead at break.

Wedged between Metcalf's two TDs, JaMycal Hasty scored a one-yard touchdown for San Francisco in the middle of the second quarter, but the offensive struggled.

0:39 San Francisco opened their account against Seattle in the second quarter with a touchdown run from JaMycal Hasty.

San Francisco opened their account against Seattle in the second quarter with a touchdown run from JaMycal Hasty.

  • 49ers stats: Nick Mullens, 18/25, 238 yards, 2 TDs
  • Urgent leader: JaMycal Hasty, 12 porters, 29 yards, 1 TD
  • Receiving Leader: Brandon Aiyuk, eight catches, 91 yards, 1 TD

49ers starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was 11 of 16 who passed 84 yards with an interception before leaving the game late in the third quarter with an ankle injury. Star tight end George Kittle also left early in the fourth quarter with a foot injury, while Tevin Coleman (knee) did not return for the entire second half.

Evaluation summary

FIRST QUARTER
49ers 0-6 Seahawks Russell Wilson 46 yard TD pass to D.K. Metcalf (missed extra point)
SECOND QUARTER
49ers 7-6 Seahawks JaMycal Hasty One Yard TD Run (Extra Point)
49ers 7-13 Seahawks Russell Wilson two yard TD pass to D.K. Metcalf (extra point)
THIRD QUARTER
49ers 7-20 Seahawks Russell Wilson Two Yard TD Pass to DeeJay Dallas (Extra Point)
49ers 7-27 Seahawks Russell Wilson Six Yard TD Pass to David Moore (Extra Point)
FOURTH QUARTER
49ers 7-30 Seahawks Jason Myers 48 yard field goal
49ers 14-30 Seahawks Jerick McKinnon One Yard TD Run (Extra Point)
49ers 20-30 Seahawks Nick Mullen's 16 yard TD pass to Ross Dwelley (failed two point attempt)
49ers 20-37 Seahawks DeeJay Dallas One Yard TD Run (Extra Point)
49ers 27-37 Seahawks Nick Mullen's three yard TD pass to Brandon Aiyuk (extra point)

San Francisco saw some success late on the offensive with backup QB Nick Mullens making 18 of 25 passes for 238 yards, including touchdown passes for Ross Dwelley and Brandon Aiyuk while Jerrick McKinnon ran back and also found the end zone.

By that point, however, Seattle had a 30-7 lead after Wilson DeeJay Dallas and David Moore trailed back on the fourth string for two TDs in the third quarter, the second of which came shortly after kick-off with Dante Petti's return after a big hit by Cody Barton.

0:40 Deejay Dallas scored again when Seattle undoubtedly continued its NFL game against San Francisco.

Deejay Dallas scored again when Seattle undoubtedly continued its NFL game against San Francisco.

The Seahawks turned to the Dallas Top, a rookie from the University of Miami, and impressed them when he shot 41 yards with 18 runs and put a 1-yard score on the floor with three minutes to go to get any thought of it destroying an epic 49ers comeback.

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