The NFL common season is over, however the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks gave us a sport for ages, with mere inches being the deciding issue for the division.
The ultimate sport of the NFL’s 100th season didn’t disappoint in Seattle, and an amazing appetizer earlier than the playoffs subsequent week.
The San Francisco 49ers clinched the No. 1 seed within the NFC on Sunday Evening Soccer in opposition to the Seattle Seahawks, and it got here right down to centimeters.
The 49ers led 13-Zero heading into the second half, however the Seahawks didn’t go away. Seattle obtained again into the sport on its first possession of the half.
After going forwards and backwards with touchdowns on the following 5 possessions, the 49ers led 26-21 with 2:27 left within the sport. The Seahawks compelled a 3 and out and gave the ball again to Russell Wilson with the division on the road. Wilson marched them right down to the 1-yard line with a full set of downs and loads of time.
Then Marshawn Lynch got here onto the sector to the roar of the Seahawks crowd, and all the things unravelled.
Within the chaos, the Seahawks took a delay of sport, pushing them again to the 6-yard line and sending Lynch to the bench.
Nonetheless, the Seahawks nonetheless had a shot to win, however had been robbed on a blatant cross interference that went uncalled in the long run zone. Regardless of all of the fuss the NFL made after final season to institute cross interference evaluations, this play was not reviewed. Why? No person is aware of for positive.
On fourth down, Wilson obtained his cross to Hollister, who was centimeters away from breaking the purpose line. Brief. The 49ers gained, 26-21, wrapping up the common season.
After holding on, the 49ers clinched not solely the NFC West however the high spot within the NFC to present them home-field benefit within the playoffs. This can be their first journey to the postseason since 2014. The subsequent time we see them in motion can be in opposition to the lowest-remaining seed within the NFC on Jan. 11th.
For Seattle, centimeters was the distinction between them internet hosting a playoff sport in opposition to the Vikings subsequent week or hitting the street to Philadelphia to tackle the Eagles. They got here up quick, and can face the Eagles on Jan. fifth at 4:40 p.m. ET.