Seattle quarterback Matt Hasselbeck passed for 278 yards and two touchdowns in the the Seahawks' shutout victory.
The 49ers' league-worst offense finished with 173 total yards, failing to gain 200 for the fifth time in nine games.
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49ers running back Frank Gore was stopped on fourth-and-1 from the 2 in the third quarter, down 17-0.
BY THE NUMBERS
11 of 13: Seattle passed on 11 of 13 plays on the opening drive, with Hasselbeck patiently picking at the Niners' defense before hitting Will Heller with a 1-yard touchdown toss.
17: Seattle had 17 first downs before San Francisco got its first on the final play before halftime.
47-3: After losing twice to the 49ers last season, Seattle emphatically swept the division series by a cumulative score of 47-3.
THEY SAID IT
"I thought about him before the game. Might have thought about him once or twice during the game, but I might have done that in a normal week, anyway."
-- 49ers coach Mike Nolan, whose father, Dick, died Sunday.
"They're doing what they always do over there, and we're still trying to get there."
-- 49ers receiver Darrell Jackson, a former Seahawk
"Coach (Mike) Holmgren told us at the end of the week we seem to win when we protect the passer and when we get the other team's quarterback. It's a very common denominator."
-- Seahawks defensive end Patrick Kerney, who had Seattle's first sack.
- The clock is officially ticking on Alex Smith proving he isn't a bust.
- Who would have thought the 49ers could field a worse offense then the 2004 edition.
- You're welcome, New England Patriots. Enjoy the top five pick.