Russell Wilson high-stepped his approach down the sideline ahead of hugging trainer Pete Carroll after Jason Myers’ kick cut up the uprights.
After a wild time beyond regulation that featured an extraordinary Wilson interception, a neglected area target by means of San Francisco and a questionable choice from 49ers trainer Kyle Shanahan, the Seahawks had knocked the Niners from the ranks of the unbeaten and made certain the NFC West would stay tight down the stretch.
Myers kicked a 42-yard area target after Chase McLaughlin neglected a kick previous in time beyond regulation, and the Seahawks passed the San Francisco 49ers their first loss with a 27-24 victory on Monday night time.
“That was once the craziest sport I have ever been part of,” Wilson mentioned.
Myers gave Seattle (Eight-2) its 2nd immediately time beyond regulation win after Wilson were given the Seahawks into place with an 18-yard scramble on third-and-Three. After being iced by means of a timeout, Myers delivered one week after lacking two area objectives and an additional level, shifting Seattle at the heels of San Francisco (Eight-1) within the NFC West.
“We follow those scenarios each day,” left take on Duane Brown mentioned. “Russell Wilson is the most productive quarterback within the league. If you have him beneath middle, I do not care how a lot time is at the clock. We really feel like we now have a possibility.”
The Seahawks blew a chance to win the sport at the opening ownership of time beyond regulation when Wilson was once intercepted on the four by means of Dre Greenlaw.
It was once Wilson’s 2nd interception of the season and simply the second one red-zone interception in time beyond regulation within the closing 25 years, in step with STATS, with Jacoby Brissett having the opposite in 2017 towards San Francisco.
Greenlaw returned it 47 yards to the Seattle 49 and the Niners moved the ball 20 yards ahead of McLaughlin neglected badly to the left on a 47-yard try. McLaughlin had made his first 3 area objectives after being signed previous within the week when Robbie Gould went down with a quadriceps damage.
“Simply rushed it a little bit bit, hit it a little bit excessive and sadly neglected it,” McLaughlin mentioned.
The groups then traded punts, the Seahawks took over at their 36 with 1:25 closing after Jimmy Garoppolo threw 3 immediately incompletions as San Francisco burned simplest 14 seconds off the clock with Seattle out of timeouts.
“Certainly want we had taken extra break day the clock, however was once reckoning on us catching a kind of balls,” Shanahan mentioned.
After the defenses ruled a lot of the sport with every group scoring a defensive landing and producing 3 takeaways apiece in law, the quarterbacks traded overdue drives for area objectives that set the level for time beyond regulation.
Wilson drove the Seahawks 47 yards ahead of Chris Carson was once filled on third-and-1, resulting in a 46-yard area target by means of Myers with 1:45 to play.
Garoppolo and the Niners took over from there and used quick passes to transport the ball all the way down to the 29 the place McLaughlin kicked a 47-yard area target with 1 2nd left to tie it at 24.
MAKING A POINT
The Seahawks close down San Francisco’s working sport, permitting simplest Three.2 yards in keeping with elevate and compelled Garoppolo into an off night time along with his receivers contributing with a number of drops. Garoppolo completed 24 for 48 for 248 yards, one landing and one interception.
He was once sacked 5 occasions and neglected injured tight finish George Kittle and Emmanuel Sanders, who left within the first quarter with a rib damage.
“We needed to turn out we had been the most productive protection at the area lately,” Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner mentioned. “We understood what other folks had been considering on account of the closing two weeks. we felt like had one thing to turn out.”
Jadeveon Clowney had his greatest affect since becoming a member of Seattle this season. He returned a fumble 10 yards for the Seahawks’ first landing, arrange every other with a strip sack and had 5 quarterback hits at the day.
BONE HEAD PLAY
The 49ers were given a defensive rating of their very own within the fourth quarter. Okay’Waun Williams sacked Wilson, knocking the ball unfastened to proper take on Germain Ifedi. Ifedi attempted to run with the ball however Fred Warner knocked it unfastened once more and DeForest Buckner ran it in 12 yards for the rating.
“What was once he considering? He idea he was once going to attain,” trainer Pete Carroll mentioned.
The Seahawks had been poised to take the lead into halftime when D.Okay. Metcalf took a brief move from Wilson and ran it throughout the five. However as he was once preventing for extra yardage, protection Jaquiski Tartt ripped it out of his arms on the 2-yard line for an excellent fumble restoration.
Diggs began in his first sport for Seattle since being got closing month in a business from Detroit.
Receiver Josh Gordon additionally made his Seahawks debut after being claimed off waivers closing week from New England. He stuck a 13-yard move to transform a 3rd down at the overdue field-goal pressure within the fourth quarter and every other to transform a 3rd down in time beyond regulation.
Seahawks: WR Tyler Lockett left with a bruised leg and would possibly have to stick within the Bay Space in a single day. TE Luke Willson left with a hamstring damage.
49ers: Sanders (ribs) left within the first quarter. DT D.J. Jones was once sidelined later within the first part with a groin damage. LB Azeez Al-Shaair left with a concussion within the 1/3 quarter. RB Matt Breida left in the second one part with an ankle damage. DL Ronald Blair left the sport with a knee damage.
Seahawks: Week off ahead of visiting Philadelphia on Nov. 24.
49ers: Host Arizona on Sunday.
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