quick take: niners-seahawks

It was over when ...

  Deion Branch caught a 7-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter. 

(Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)

Olindo Mare kicked a 30-yard field goal as time expired, giving the Seahawks the win.

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Coming off consecutive weeks without a touchdown pass, Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck broke out of his slump by throwing two TDs in the first half. Later, with the score tied in the fourth quarter, Hasselbeck connected with rookie WR Deon Butler for a 32-yard gain that moved Seattle in position for the winning field goal.

Key Stat

The 49ers moved the chains just once on 13 third-down attempts.


The 49ers are 1-5 on the road this season and have dropped five straight away from San Francisco. Their five road losses have all been by six points or fewer. ... The Seahawks won consecutive games for the first time this season. ... Niners TE Vernon Davis recorded a career-high 111 receiving yards on six catches.

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