Video preview: Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers

The Seattle Seahawks (2-4) travel to California for a Thursday night NFC West clash against the San Francisco 49ers (2-4). 

Seattle lost their second consecutive game in their dramatic last minute 27-23 loss to the Carolina Panthers. San Francisco notched their second win of the season on their way to a 25-20 win over the Baltimore Ravens that ended a four-game losing streak.

San Francisco and Seattle sit at the bottom of the NFC West standings two games behind the division-leading Arizona Cardinals (4-2).

Seattle head coach Pete Carroll and quarterback Russell Wilson and their San Francisco counterparts (head coach Jim Tomsula and quarterback Colin Kaepernick) shared their thoughts on Thursday’s matchup in their press conferences earlier this week.  To view the videos, click on the photos below:


Seattle Seahawks

Game highlights: Seattle’s 27-23 home loss to the Carolina Panthers

The Seahawks entered the fourth quarter holding a 13-point edge over the Panthers. Carolina signal-caller Cam Newton passed for a touchdown with less than a minute to go in the game. In each of their four losses, the Seahawks were ahead of their opponents in the final quarter of play.

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Player and coach press conferences:

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll on Thurday's matchup. (seahawks.com)

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll on Thurday’s matchup. (seahawks.com)

Quarterback Russell Wilson on preparations for the 49ers game. (www.seahawks.com)

Quarterback Russell Wilson on preparations for the 49ers game. (www.seahawks.com)



 San Francisco 49ers

Game highlights: San Francisco defeats Ravens 25-20

The 49ers were led by quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s two touchdowns and 340 passing yards. Wide receivers Torrey Smith caught a 76-yard touchdown pass, while Anquan Boldin hauled in five passes for 102 yards.

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Player and coach press conferences:

49ers head coach Jim Tomsula (www.49ers.com)

49ers head coach Jim Tomsula (www.49ers.com)

Colin Kaepernick previews matchup against Seahawks (www.49ers.com)

Colin Kaepernick previews the game against Seattle (www.49ers.com)

Games between the San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks are some of the intense games offered in the NFC West division. Out-of-town fans can get to their first 49ers home game through Hipmunk.com, where flights to Santa Clara can be reserved for this week’s Thursday Night Football clash. In addition  to the game, enjoy the city for an extended weekend with Hipmunk’s Santa Clara hotel guide with options starting from $81 per night.

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John Zielonka

John Zielonka has covered the Seattle Sounders FC, Seattle Seahawks and University of Washington men's basketball and football. He's written for Yahoo! Sports, 710 ESPN Seattle, Goal.com and is a member of the North American Soccer Reporters.


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