Christian McCaffrey rushed for 114 yards and two touchdowns within the first half, and the San Francisco 49ers constructed a 21-point lead by halftime, rolling to a 31-13 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday evening.
The 49ers (8-3) gained their fourth straight in opposition to their division rivals and have a two-game lead over Seattle within the NFC West.
First half fireworks from 49ers
San Francisco gained its third straight following a three-game dropping streak and picked up its tenth straight win in opposition to an NFC West opponent.
McCaffrey was terrific, operating by means of arm tackles and breaking off a handful of massive performs.
McCaffrey rushed for touchdowns of 8 and 1 yards because the 49ers constructed a 24-3 halftime benefit.
Deebo Samuel additionally ran for a 2-yard landing on San Francisco’s opening possession and Brock Purdy was practically flawless within the first half, finishing 15 of 20 passes.
Purdy threw an interception that was returned for a landing early within the third quarter, however prevented another miscues and put a capper on the victory with a 28-yard scoring cross to Brandon Aiyuk with 7:51 left that despatched some Seahawks followers headed for the exits.
Purdy completed 21 of 30 for 209 yards, and whereas he wasn’t good like final week in opposition to Tampa Bay, he outplayed the quarterback on the opposite facet.
San Francisco’s protection shined vs Seahawks
Seattle’sGeno Smith was taking part in banged up after leaving final Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams within the second half with an harm in his proper arm, close to his elbow.
He’ll have extra bumps and bruises after the 49ers completed with him.
Smith was 18 of 27 for 180 yards. He was sacked six occasions, threw an interception within the first half and practically had just a few extra throws picked off.
The Seahawks’ first 5 possessions gained 15 whole yards, and when Seattle tried to rally within the second half, Smith took a few premature sacks.
Smith additionally ran to argue with an official after there was no flag for defensive holding or cross interference on a throw meant for Jaxson Smith-Njigba in the long run zone that might have given Seattle first-and-goal late within the third quarter.
Seattle settled for a subject purpose and by no means threatened once more.
Seattle’s final probability at a rally ended when Zach Charbonnet was stopped on fourth-and-1 on the San Francisco 21 with 4:14 remaining.
The Seahawks (6-5) misplaced for the second time in 5 days and have dropped three of the final 4.
Seattle has scored simply three offensive touchdowns up to now 4 video games and has only one in its final eight quarters.
San Francisco’s six sacks have been unfold round. Nick Bosa had two sacks to offer him 7 1/2 for the season.
Javon Hargrave had 1 1/2 sacks, whereas Tashaun Gipson and Arik Armstead every had one. Kevin Givens was additionally credited with a half-sack.
The 49ers have 15 sacks up to now three video games.