49ers Team Grades: SF Comes Up Just Short At Home Against Seattle
10:44, Jan 3, 2017
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The Chiefs swept the season series, so they win the division and the No. 2 seed that comes with it. Alex Smith & Co. will look to finally advance beyond the divisional round.
With a first-round bye still a possibility, the Seattle Seahawks have a good chance to take care of things on their end as they look to extend their winning streak over the San Francisco 49ers when they visit their NFC West rivals on Sunday in the regular-season finale. Now the teams will meet up in a first-round playoff game, with a tough road game awaiting the victor. And it's because of that performance that we've got high marks all around for what Seattle did on Sunday. But again, off of what we've seen this season, we're more apt to watch offenses methodically move the ball against the Seahawks. Seahawks QB Russell Wilson completed just 19 of his 32 passes, but his 258 yards through the air did enough damage.
The 'Niners defense is terrible, but they do play better at home.
The Falcons might have to beat those Seahawks at home, where they have three losses, but they won't know their postseason opponent for a week or so.
On Monday, a Seahawks day off from practice, Seattle's KING-5 television Twitter feed asked if Seattle's final four regular-season games would have been different had Thomas been playing.
The 49ers led 14-3 early and held the Seahawks to 10 yards in the first quarter. "How we focused, and revamped, and got on a run", Caldwell continued. But Seattle did get terrific days from its own punter Jon Ryan and kicker Steven Hauschka.
At one point this season, the Lions were 9-4 and they had a big lead on the Packers. Defensively, the Seahawks are yielding 18.2 points and 318.7 total yards (225.8 in passing and 92.9 in rushing per game).
Seattle's offense has been notorious for disappearing on the road this season.
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The Seahawks came back from a 14-3 deficit to beat the San Francisco 49ers on the road yesterday in a freakish game.
They got another 12-tackle game from middle linebacker Bobby Wagner and in the second half received the kind of defensive pressure that has been a trademark in recent years.
Seattle's excellent run defense should be able to make this game one-dimensional and force the game into the hands of Stafford, former Seahawks receiver Golden Tate and tight end Eric Ebron among others.
Seattle's head man Carroll made a true roll-the-dice decision when he pulled his starters to begin the fourth quarter on Sunday.
That was after coach Pete Carroll attempted to preserve his starters for the playoffs by doing something in the regular-season finale he nearly never does.
On the contrary, Seattle's defense is ranked second in the league, giving up an average of just 17.9 points per game.
The Lions are 9-7, second in the NFC North. Detroit has not won a playoff game since 1991, dropping eight consecutive postseason contests.
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Their season-ending performance suggested the Broncos were too good a team to be sitting at home for the playoffs. Only Norm Van Brocklin (173) coached more games without winning a division in National Football League history.
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Had he fallen short, it's questionable whether the Steelers would have been able to stop the clock and kick a tying field goal. During their six-game winning streak, the Steelers have certainly had far more aesthetically pleasing victories than Sunday's.
But for us up here and for us that have been in our little circle in the team, we're not coming to possibly knock off No. 1. On top of history is hype, the unremitting hype about this Crimson Tide being "the best team in college football history".
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Mentally, I think the Steelers need to nail the coffin shut on the regular season, so to speak, and put another win together. The other was a Chiefs win over Denver, but now KC is in either way. "We just went into attack mode", Roethlisberger said.
San Francisco's season from hell will conclude next Sunday, when the Seattle Seahawks travel to Levi's Stadium. "It's disgusting . But numerous young players feel like the game Saturday provided an example that will follow them throughout their careers.
The more Derek Carr (4) gets good protection and connects from the pocket, the better off the Raiders will be. The injury took place on a fourth-quarter sack by the Indianapolis Colts, leading to Carr grabbing his ankle.
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