Here’s another game that I called from the start. I said in my previous article that if Seattle got pressure on Kaepernick that he was going to make mistakes and that’s exactly what happened tonight. Colin Kaepernick had a good game running the football but he’s a quarterback and he messed up the only job that actually matters for a quarterback and that’s throwing the ball down the field. He made some passes but that seems to be the thing with these “future” quarterbacks these days. They have some games and some bad games. Kaepernick’s problem is he isn’t consistent enough. He doesn’t spend enough time in the pocket and that’s why the 49ers lost this game. Colin Kaepernick was only 14 out of 24 for 153 yards and a single touchdown and two interceptions. On the ground he had 11 carries for 130 yards. 58 of those yards was on a long run that he broke and for a moment I thought he would score but that didn’t happen.
The leading receiver from the 49ers Boldin. He had 5 receptions for 53 yards and a touchdown. The thing that really got to me in this game was the lack of Frank Gore that I saw in the game. When Frank Gore has a big game the 49ers win their games. When he doesn’t they lose. He is the heartbeat of this team and in this game he only got 11 carries for 14 yards. 14 yards for Frank Gore just doesn’t feel right. Marshawn Lynch on the other hand had a great game. He even broke a 40 yard touchdown run that rekindled the flame in this Seattle offense. The spotlight has to be on this Seattle defense though. They did an outstanding job all through the game. They picked off Colin Kaepernick twice. The second one sealed the 49ers fate and sent the Seattle Seahawks to the Superbowl. This was one psychical game. There were hard hits and plenty of injuries throughout the game which is never good to see but both of these teams played like gladiators.
Russel Wilson made one of the best fourth down conversion passes i’ve ever seen. It was 4th and 17 and they went for it. I didn’t think they would make, hell I don’t think anyone in the stadium thought they would make it but they did. That play rocked the stadium and put the Seattle Seahawks ahead on the scoreboard. Russel Wilson had a mixed game. He was good on some plays and bad on others. He was 16 out of 25 for 215 yards and a single touchdown. This was an exciting game that really heated up in the fourth quarter and I found myself literally on the edge of my sofa chanting for the Seahawks to stop the 49ers and that’s what happened. If the Seahawks want to have a chance of beating the Denver Broncos at the Superbowl then they’re really going to have to step up on offense. That means Russel Wilson will have to throw the ball effectively and stop making so many mistakes because Peyton Manning is hot right now but that’s a topic for a different day. Right now is about what just happened in this game between these two great teams.
One thing that kind of pissed me off was what happened after the game was over and I feel like it has to be mentioned. After the game was over Richard Sherman tried to tell Micheal Crabtree good game. I grew up playing football. I was a wide receiver and whether or not I won or lost the game I would tell the person that covered me during the game good game. It’s a sign of respect. Micheal Crabtree slapped Richard Sherman’s helmet and got flagged by the ref because of his lack of sportsmanship. I thought it was uncalled for and very, very stupid on Crabtree’s part. Lets just say Sherman had more then a few words to say about Crabtree and none of them were good. I should have my official Bronco/Seahawk analysis up soon and i’m going to break down exactly what the Seahawks need to do in order to win this game and vice versa for the Broncos.
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