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In a matchup of 1-1 teams in the NFC West, the San Francisco 49ers visit the Seattle Seahawks in Week 3 of the regular season.

The 49ers are in search of their first victory in the Pacific Northwest since 2011.

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The 49ers announced the following inactive players: QB Christian Ponder, CB Marcus Cromartie, RB DuJuan Harris, DT Tony Jerod-Eddie, OL John Theus, T Anthony Davis and DT Taylor Hart.

Check out pregame images from the Week 3 divisional matchup between San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks.

The Seahawks inactive players will be: RB C.J. Prosise, RB Thomas Rawls, S Tyvis Powell, G Rees Odhiambo, G Germain Ifedi, TE Nick Vannett and DT Quinton Jefferson.

San Francisco linebacker Shayne Skov will make his 2016 regular-season debut. The undrafted linebacker out of Stanford was promoted off the practice squad when Ray-Ray Armstrong was placed on Injured Reserve earlier this week.

First Quarter

Seattle picked up a big gain on its opening drive with a 34-yard pass from Russell Wilson to Doug Baldwin. On the very next play, Christine Michael scored on a 41-yard touchdown to give the home team an early 7-0 lead. The Seahawks drove the ball 75 yards on three plays.

The 41-yard score was the longest rush against the 49ers defense and first rushing touchdown allowed by Jim O'Neil's defense in 2016.

Seahawks lead 7-0 with 14:17 left in the first quarter.

In response, the 49ers went three-and-out after Blaine Gabbert's 4-yard, third-down pass to Jeremy Kerley was tackled shy of the first-down marker.

On Seattle's second drive, second-year defensive lineman 49ers Arik Armstead was being checked by team doctors on the sideline. Despite the home team's offensive line committing several penalties to disrupt any rhythm, Wilson converted a big third down with an 18-yard pass tight end Jimmy Graham down the right hashmarks.

Armstead returned to the field, but Wilson found Graham for a gain of 12 down to San Francisco's 4-yard line. On the next play, Michael scored on a 3rd-and-1 to give Seattle a two-touchdown lead.

So far, Michael has rushed seven times for 72 yards and has scored two touchdowns.

The Seahawks now lead 14-0 with 4:08 left in the first quarter after a 14-play, 87-yard scoring drive.Second QuarterThe 49ers forced a Seahawks punt on drive No. 3 for the home team. Kerley recorded San Francisco's longest punt return of the year with a gain of 20 out to San Francisco's 34-yard line. Gabbert picked up the team's first, first-down with an 11-yard slant to Torrey Smith, who was covered by Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. Seattle, however, broke up Gabbert's pass on 3rd-and-4. San Francisco was forced to punt again.

The 49ers defense forced the first turnover of the game on a NaVorro Bowman strip on Graham. The forced fumble, recovered by Gerald Hodges, was San Francisco's seventh takeaway so far this season.

The 49ers picked up an 18-yard pass from Gabbert to Garrett Celek, but the drive stalled inside the 5-yard line. As a result, Phil Dawson put the 49ers on the board with a 22-yard field goal.

Seattle's lead is now 14-3 with 9:41 left in the second quarter.

Jimmie Ward appeared to injure his left leg on the ensuing kick-off. Ward needed assistance as he headed back to San Francisco's bench. Keith Reaser replaced Ward in the defensive lineup at cornerback. On 3rd-and-14, Seattle connected on a 58-yard pass from Wilson to Baldwin. On the next play, Wilson found a wide open Graham in the end zone for an 18-yard touchdown.

Garrett Celek is questionable to return with a hip injury.

The Seahawks have three passing plays of 20 or more yards. The 49ers longest pass was an 18-yard completion to Celek.

Seattle leads 21-3 with 7:53 left in the second quarter.Ward (quadriceps) will not return to the game. Gabbert hit Kerley down the left sideline for a gain of 20. The wide receiver took a big shot and lost control of the ball, but it was ruled a catch on the field. The 49ers could not convert a 3rd-and-17, but Gabbert was able to connect with Smith on a crossing route for a 13-yard gain. Dawson missed a 53-yard field goal attempt with 3:52 left in the half.

The 49ers are 0-for-5 on third down against the league's top third-down defense.

Seattle is back in business once again with a 40-yard Wilson jump ball to Graham, who wrestled the ball away from Eric Reid as both players fell to the ground. Seattle added to its lead with a 33-yard field goal from Steven Hauschka.

Seattle's lead is now 24-3 with 1:13 left in the first half.Ahmad Brooks finished the half with San Francisco's first sack of the game on Wilson.

The 49ers have four first downs at the half. The visiting team has been out-gained 311 to 102 in total yards. Seattle is averaging 8.9 yards per play compared to 4.2 yards per play for San Francisco.

Gabbert is 9-of-12 passing for 77 yards with a 91.3 passer rating. He has not been sacked. Wilson is 14-of-19 passing for 233 yards with one touchdown and a 132.1 quarterback rating. Michael has 82 rushing yards on 12 carries. Both Baldwin and Graham have the surpassed the 100-yard mark with 105 and 100 receiving yards, respectively.

Pierre Garçon has nine rushes for 24 yards. Smith and Kerley are tied for the team lead with two catches for 24 receiving yards.

Eric Reid leads the 49ers with seven tackles.

Third Quarter

San Francisco received the opening kick of the second half but was forced to punt after picking up one first down. Celek took a hard shot to the back by Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor. The tight end appeared to be shaken up on the play.

Following a 48-yard Bradley Pinion punt, Wilson and the Seahawks took over at their own 9-yard line. The 49ers forced a punt of their own but once again were stopped on third down. San Francisco is now 0-for-8 on the money down.

Seahawks punt returner Tyler Lockett ripped off a 62-yard return to put the Seahawks back in 49ers territory. Veteran defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey recorded his first sack of the season on Wilson for an 11-yard loss. Eli Harold appeared to have his first career sack, but the outside linebacker was flagged for a horse-collar tackle. Wilson was temporarily injured on the play and went to the sidelines for one down.

The penalty kept Seattle's drive alive and allowed the home team to tack on a 33-yard field goal.

The Seahawks lead is now 27-3 with 6:53 left in the third quarter.

Gabbert was intercepted on a third-down pass that bounced off the hands of wide reciever Quinton Patton. Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner recorded the takeaway and returned it nine yards to San Francisco's 29-yard line.

Seattle's offense took the field with rookie quarterback Trevone Boykin in for Wilson who was having his knee examined on the Seahawks sideline. Boykin completed his first two passes for 11 yards but his third throw went incomplete. Seattle added to its lead with a 22-yard field goal.

The Seahawks lead is now 30-3 with 2:29 to play in the third quarter.Fourth QuarterThe 49ers remain scoreless in the third quarter this season.Seattle really does like playing San Francisco. With Wilson on the sideline, the home team scored again with Boykin under center. The rookie quarterback tossed his first career touchdown to Baldwin, who caught a short out and took it the rest of the way for a 16-yard touchdown.

The Seahawks lead is now 37-3 with 12:53 to play in the fourth quarter.Hyde picked up San Francisco's biggest gain of the game with a 34-yard rush. Smith appeared to be shaken up after catching a crossing route. The wideout limped off the field soon after making his third reception of the game. Gabbert converted a 4th-and-4 with his legs. Smith returned to the game and the 49ers scored their first touchdown with an 8-yard touchdown, his third of the year.

The 49ers now trail 37-10 with 7:50 left in the game.San Francisco has regained possession thanks to an interception by linebacker Nick Bellore. The turnover led to more points. Hyde scored his second touchdown of the game and added a 2-point conversion. Hyde now has 103 rushing yards and two scores on the day.

The 49ers now trail 37-18 with :56 to play in the game.The final score is 37-18 in favor of the Seahawks. The 49ers fall to 1-2 and return home next week to host the Dallas Cowboys.

Visit for post-game reaction in Seattle from coach Chip Kelly and Gabbert.

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