The Seahawks’ defensive additions have them in the lead in the second half against the undefeated 49ers.
Jimmy Garoppolo‘s three turnovers have cost the 49ers the lead.
Seattle leads 21-10, having used Garoppolo’s two fumbles and an interception for 21 unanswered points.
Jadeveon Clowney, acquired in a trade with the Texans on the eve of the season, scored his second touchdown of the season. He got the Seahawks on the board with a 10-yard return of a fumble forced by Jarran Reed.
That drew the Seahawks to within 10-7 at halftime.
The three-play, 16-yard drive was set up by a 44-yard interception return by Quandre Diggs.
Jimmy Garoppolo sailed a pass intended for Kendrick Bourne.
It is the first game for Diggs with the Seahawks since they acquired him in a trade with Detroit on Oct. 23.
On the 49ers’ next possession, Clowney forced a fumble of Garoppolo. Poona Ford recovered at the San Francisco 24.
Chris Carson cashed in with a 1-yard touchdown run and a 21-10 Seattle lead to end the third quarter.
Clowney has three tackles, a sack, a forced fumble and a recovered fumble.