Jason Myers 42-yard field goal on last play of OT lifts Seahawks to 27-24 win over 49ers

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The San Francisco 49ers are no longer unbeaten and the NFC West race just got a whole lot more interesting.

It took until the final play of overtime but Jason Myers converted a 42-yard field goal to lift the Seattle Seahawks to a 27-24 victory over the 49ers on Monday night.

Russell Wilson scrambled for a critical 18 yards on third-and-2 with just over a minute left in overtime to move Seattle into field goal range. After stopping the clock with four seconds left to play, Myers rebounded from missing three kicks a week ago against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to deliver the game-winning boot for the Seahawks. It was the second straight week Seattle needed overtime to get a victory.

The 49ers fall to 8-1 on the season while the Seahawks close the gap in the NFC West by moving to 8-2 ahead of their bye next week. Seattle will hold the tiebreaker over the 49ers for time being as well with a Week 17 matchup between the two teams still to come.

Seattle appeared as those they could win the game on the opening drive of the extra period before Wilson was intercepted by Dre Greenlaw to turn away the Seahawks inside the 5-yard line. After trading failed possessions from there, 49ers kicker Chase McLaughlin had the chance to win it with a 47-yard field goal, which was the exact same distance he converted with one second left in regulation to send the game to the extra session. But McLaughlin yanked the kick wide left to give Seattle one more chance and ultimately the victory.

It was game the 49ers appeared they would completely dominate for much of the first half. San Francisco out-gained Seattle by a 118-5 margin through the first quarter en route to an early 10-point lead.

McLaughlin converted a 43-yard field goal to give the 49ers an early 3-0 lead at the end of a 13-play, 50-yard opening drive. After a second straight three-and-out by Seattle, the 49ers marched 83 yards in seven plays before Kendrick Bourne beat Jamar Taylor for a 10-yard touchdown to extend the lead to 10-0.

The Seahawks went the entire first half without gaining more than a single first down on an offensive possession. However, their defense came up with the big play needed to keep them in the game. Jarran Reed‘s first sack of the season came with a strip of Jimmy Garoppolo, which was quickly scooped up Jadeveon Clowney for a 10-yard touchdown and a massive momentum swing.

The 49ers would make their own massive defensive play right before the half as Jaquiski Tartt ripped the ball free of DK Metcalf at the 2-yard line to prevent the Seahawks from taking the lead into halftime.

K'Waun Williams would strip Rashaad Penny on Seattle’s opening drive of the third quarter but the 49ers weren’t able to capitalize. They elected to for a fourth-and-2 at Seattle’s 33-yard line rather than let McLaughlin try a 51-yard field goal and Garoppolo couldn’t connect with Deebo Samuel for a turnover on downs.

Samuel still led the 49ers with eight receptions for 112 yards.

After being manhandled in the first quarter, Seattle’s defense took control for the next two quarters. With Emmanuel Sanders out with a rib injury, the 49ers offense stagnated. The Seahawks held San Francisco to just 77 yards combined in the second and third quarters and forced three 49ers turnovers.

The third turnover came as a Garoppolo pass bounced off Bourne’s hands and into the waiting arms of Quandre Diggs, who was making his Seattle debut after a trade from the Detroit Lions last month. Diggs returned the interception 44 yards to the 49ers’ 16-yard line. Three plays later, Wilson floated a 3-yard touchdown pass to Jacob Hollister to give Seattle the lead.

Wilson completed 24 of 34 passes for 232 yards with a touchdown, interception and lost fumble for Seattle.

Four plays into the 49ers’ next drive, Clowney sacked Garoppolo with another forced fumble that was recovered by Poona Ford at the 49ers 24-yard line. Chris Carson would score on a 1-yard touchdown run to increase Seattle’s lead to 21-10 late in the third quarter.

Carson carried 25 times for 89 yards and a touchdown.

Another defensive score got the 49ers back in the game.

K’Waun Williams and Arik Armstead combined for a strip-sack of Wilson that ended up in the arms of right tackle Germain Ifedi. As Ifedi tried to run with the ball he was swarmed over with Fred Warner punching the ball free. DeForest Buckner recovered the twice-fumbled ball for a 12-yard touchdown to close the Seattle lead. A two-point conversion from Garoppolo to Bourne made it a 21-18 game with 12 minutes left to play.

After a Seattle three-and-out, Garoppolo led the 49ers on an eight-play drive for the tying score. A bobbled ball was nearly intercepted by Seattle before McLaughlin drilled a 39-yard field goal to even the game at 21-21 with 6:17 remaining.

The Seahawks managed to burn over four minutes off the clock before Jason Myers converted a 46-yard field goal to give Seattle a 24-21 lead with 1:45 left to play.

Garoppolo gave Seattle a pair of interception chances on the final drive of regulation, but ultimately led the 49ers the necessary distance to set up a 47-yard game-tying field goal from McLaughlin to send the game to overtime. McLaughlin drilled the field goal to extend the game an extra 10 minutes before the Seahawks earned the walk-off win.

Garoppolo completed 24 of 46 passes for 248 yards with a touchdown, interception and two lost fumbles.

119 responses to “Jason Myers 42-yard field goal on last play of OT lifts Seahawks to 27-24 win over 49ers

  1. I could act like tylawspick6 and blame refs or “intentionally poor play-calling” but that was a good fight. Seattle for all their infuriating bluster brought their A-game and made the plays the Niners couldn’t.

    The turnovers gave more rope than Russell Wilson needs to hang you. I don’t want to hear Booger moan about the loss of Sanders and Kittle. There were more than enough plays left on the table for this team to utilize.

    In the end, Seattle has done what they’ve done since Jed has taken over.

    GO NINERS!!!!!

  2. You think you’re good, and then you play the Seahawks.

    8-2. 1/2 game out of first place. Refs picked on Seahawks all night. They still won. Made dumb mistakes. They still won.

    Seahawks > 49ers.

    Face reality.

  3. Jimmy G needs to stop staring down receivers, and start taking what the defense gives him. He had about 5 would-be INTs. That being said, SF receivers dropped at least 7 passes that hit them in the hands.

  4. Florio said Seahawks by 10 pts.

    I said if Seattle wins it would be tight.

    I was right per usual.😙

  5. Jimmy G needs to stop staring down receivers, and start taking what the defense gives him. He had about 5 would-be INTs. That being said, SF receivers dropped at least 7 passes that hit them in the hands.

  6. Great game.
    Looking forward to week 17.
    Unsung hero for the Seahawks was George Fant, playing’TE’ and J. Clowney!. Otherwise DangeRuss was DangerRuss.

  7. Wow. What a rollercoaster of a game and a heart breaker for us Niner fans. I know I talk alot of trash on here but I’m here to be a good loser and eat my crow. This was by far Seattle’s best performance of the season. Defense actually showed up and gave Russ some help. I also think not having Sanders and Kittle was very tough to overcome for us. The rest of our receivers besides deebo couldn’t catch a cold. But no excuses. We lost fair and square. Great game to watch despite the loss. I look forward to another dog fight in Seattle in week 17.

  8. Florio, PLEASE – as the only major news network that has a working comments section to let fans have their voices heard – PLEASE start pushing the conversation that we need to find a solution to tie games. As a 49er fan, I literally would have been more upset had that awesome of a game ended in a stupid tie than us losing it like we did. We can’t wait until an awesome game ends in a tie to start talking about it. This game came one foot away from “best game of the year” to “everyone forgets it because it ended up with no winner”. PLEASE, start the conversation!!

    Seattle fans – heck of a game. Congratulations on the win. Maybe now fools like Colin Cowherd will shut up about how your team is just “Russell Wilson, Bobby Wagner, and a wagon of nobodies”. Wilson is no doubt MVP this year, despite that interception.

  9. One heck of a game! stayed up and watched in Belgium till 6am on Tuesday morning. 49ers are going to be hurting coming up in the tough part of their schedule. Seahawks aren’t getting a wildcard!

  10. I tell ya that was a coin toss on who would win. OT Russell has a chance to put the game away and throws into double coverage and 9ers take it most of the field. Then 9ers kicker who they picked up off the street shanks a field goal. Walked off after that interception return. Then came back right after the field goal was missed. Really thought it was gonna be a tie ball game. Glad we pulled off the W even though it could’ve went either way. Until the last game of the season. Great game!

  11. What in the name of Jehovah has happened to kicking in the NFL??? Is there a game that goes by where the kicker isn’t either missing multiple extra points or a game winning FG from within 50 yards? Perhaps its time to go back to straight on kicking. Maybe get Mark Moseley or barefoot Tony Franklin out of retirement!

  12. Great game niners . That team is tough.wouldnt be surprised if we play that game two more times this season .

    NFL ( niners football league, your crow is here waiting for you. Time to prove your not the 12 yr.old little girl still playing with dollys we Seahawks fans think you are.

  13. Choke play calling by the coach of the year. How can he not run the ball on second down to determine if he is going for win or tie? Seattle out of time outs and wasn’t going to see the ball again unless two incomplete passes. Kyle gave them three incomplete passes and plenty of time to the best clutch qb in history to hole a gimme.

  14. A long overtime on a Monday night certainly doesn’t help the 49ers next Sunday. Luckily for the Seahawks they have a bye next week.

  15. Really sets up a great game in Seattle for all the marbles at the end of the season. If the two teams can both win out.

  16. As a pats fan I don’t understand how the 49ers got multiple goes at it in overtime from what I’ve been told getting the ball first is a free win.

  17. Shame the Pats didn’t hold onto the Hollister kid. That 7th rounder from Seattle doesn’t look as good as a TE who is showing some promise.

  18. MNF Classic! Enjoyed that game, very exciting all around.

    Seahawks show resilience with fumbles, and losing Lockett. Josh Gordon was awesome on third down!
    49ers are a good team all around, this game could have gone there way if receivers were able to squeeze the rock more. Tha defense is nasty tho, DC Robert Saleh seems to be a prime HC candidate for a franchise next year…. Bears?

  19. Also shout out to Kendrick Bourne Deebo Samuel and Dante Pettis. If you want to be part of a winning team in this league, than CATCH THE DAM BALL! I can c Dez Bryant in Red and Gold very soon.

  20. Who would you rather have, Clowney or Frank Clark?

    I think the hawks made the right decision and should seriously consider signing Clowney long-term in the off-season if he keeps it up. He can’t stop talking about enjoying the atmosphere in Seattle so maybe he won’t break the bank? His sack numbers hardly define his value, which is off the charts…Houston was crazy to let him go so cheap. He was the difference tonight.

    GG real niner fans see you week 17. Was a shame to see so many guys get injured.

  21. What a great game. Thank you NFL for putting a classic division rival game on Monday night. They’ve got the short end of the schedule stick for a long time.

    In three weeks the Vikings come to Seattle on Monday night and we’ll see how the 2 best QB picks of the 2011 draft do against each other.. (hint: Russell wins every game) RGIII and Luck should be watching to see what could of been.

  22. That was an instant classic, both teams should be proud. We very well might’ve just gotten a preview of the NFC Championship Game.

  23. It was a highly competitive game and set up what might be the deciding game for the division title next time around. I’m looking forward to more games like this in the future. Last year was the Rams turn to rule the division, now with the Cards coming up the NFCW is looking good.

  24. Bummed out we lost, but the Seahawks are a good team.

    Jimmy G gotta look after the ball better, throws a pick virtually every game, one strip sack fair enough, once you’ve been done though you gotta wrap up and not have a second.

    Both D’s we’re impressive, missed Kittle and Sanders is a loss.

    One loss doesn’t mean the wheels are coming off this wagon but the run in we’ve got to close out the season is monster, we’ll get to 10, but will we get to 12+

    Return game with the Seahawks for the division.

  25. BOOM!! 8-2 baby!! great game by Mr Clowney, Russ, Hollister(wow)..and Myers for the gw fg..hopefully everyone gets healthy during the bye.

  26. And the 1972 undefeated Dolphin team can take a deep breath and raise a glass once more. Going undefeated in the NFL is a VERY hard thing to do.

  27. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Myers. It’s too bad Seattle has to go into the crunch part of the season and likely the playoffs with this guy.

  28. Nice when a game lives up to the billing. Happy the Seahawks won but would have stomached the loss (or tie) satisfied enough they came to play.

    Top 2 NFC teams faced off and the difference between them was a FG as OT expired, could not have been a closer match.

    A lot of big games for both teams left, but that week 17 rematch could be special

  29. The officials heavily contributed to the 49ers first score. The Seahawks had them stopped twice, only to be penalized twice for nothing. Two PI calls that never happened.

    This was a great game marred by poor officiating. The Metcalf fumble should have been overturned, as Jaquiski Tartt was clearly out of bounds while he was stripping the ball away. Both his feet were in the white before he stripped it. That should have killed the ball at the 4 1/2 yard line, with Seattle in possession.

  30. 49ers would have been well served with a tie. Run the ball on the last possession. Your best receiving weapons are not on the field. Your Oline i is losing. Giving Wilson another chance with field position and time appeared a poor but likely outcome.

  31. Good game. Both teams gave each other plenty of chances to win however. 49ers finally played a decent team and lost. They have a brutal schedule down the road. Seahawks pulled one out but now sure their defense is as good as it showed against 49ers qb. They too have a brutal schedule coming up. Going to be a dog fight for NFC top dogs.

  32. Garoppolo completed 24 of 46 passes for 248 yards with a touchdown

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    If his name was Lamar Jackson he would be getting praised as MVP with those numbers. Interesting that despite Wilson having a bad game himself he gets showered with praise while Jimmy G has been dogged for two Articles now. Almost like a coded language between the lines.

  33. If his name was Lamar Jackson he would be getting praised as MVP with those numbers. Interesting that despite Wilson having a bad game himself he gets showered with praise while Jimmy G has been dogged for two Articles now. Almost like a coded language between the lines.

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    Neither qb had their best game but at the end of the day russ was the winning qb and came up big in a clutch moment with that first down run so I think it’s fair in this instance that he’s getting the praise. I will say that I think Jimmy G’s performance was pretty good for a qb with neither of his top targets to throw to. Outside of deebo the other receivers were totally unreliable.

  34. @ venomraider

    It’s because, Jimmy really is not a great QB. He was exposed. Pressure Jimmy and he is done. The niners really have a difficult time evaluating QB talent. But go ahead and keep Jimmy. The rest of the NFL thanks you!!!

  35. Now that the Niners lost, do we have to hear from those insufferable over-rated 1972 Dolphins players about how their dominant unbeaten season survives. As if bearing two teams with winning schedules in the 1970s compares to anything in today’s NFL.

  36. Good game Seattle; what a game! Can’t help but feel a little sick about the missing FG for the niners to walk off but I take nothing away from Seattle. Both teams left it all out there. It’s rare to see games in any sport live up to their billing. When they do, wow. It had to hurt for one fan base this morning. Today, we’re feeling the lumps. Honestly feels like we just lost a playoff game. One of the classics, no doubt. Congrats and look forward to week 17.

  37. ninersolid says:
    November 12, 2019 at 12:30 am
    If Kittle was playing and Skule and Branskill were starting this game wouldn’t have been close.
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    Yes and if Will Dissly were healthy, if they called the blatant facemask on one of the sacks on Wilson, etc.

    Lets not do this. It was a great game and your team just happened to be on the wrong end of it this time. Life goes on.

  38. Jimmy G finally found a way to lose in spite of the great niner D. 2nd round pick, back QB at best. No possible way to win a title with him.

  39. I went to bed angry, but woke up feeling promising. I am proud of our team. That being said Staley, looks old and the drops were huge ! We really missed kittle and sanders. Also, although I hate the team he plays for Russell Wilson is the MVP and it is not even close.

  40. dfwhawkguy says:
    November 12, 2019 at 12:16 am
    Hawks expose ‘whiners and continue the rampage towards yet another Lombardi! #seahawksdynasty2.0
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    Where was there ever seahawksdynasty1.0?

  41. Hahahaha all these Seachicken fans crowing over an OT win they would have lost if our KICKER wasn’t injured. The game came down to a KICKER and you’re calling the 49ers “exposed”. Hahahahaha

  42. Bet we see these 2 teams play 3 times this year … where as the Cowboys vs Vikings game was a preview of 1 and done , if they both even make it 😀

  43. San Fran remaining Schedule

    v Arizona w
    v Green Bay L
    @ Baltimore L
    @ New Orleans L
    V Atlanta W
    v Rams w
    @ Seattle L

    Seattle remaining schedule

    @Philadelphia w
    v Minnesota w
    @Rams L
    @Carolina W
    v Arizona w
    v San Fran L

    Final Standing

    Seattle 12-4
    San Fran 11-5

    eat it

  44. The 49ers dropped so many passes, because i think they were shocked it sctually hit them in the hands.

    ( as opposed to 4 feet over their heads, 3 feet behind them, bouncing at their feet, or 3 yards in front of them)

  45. Hey 1875 your prediction sucks. Green bay is a win so is new Orleans. Then we come up to Seattle fully healthy a beat your lucky team, that won because we missed a field goal with a rookie interim kicker.

  46. Based on these comments, you’d think the niners got blown out. Both teams had very similar games in terms of TDs, turnovers, INTs etc. It came down to the foot of a rookie, replacement kicker vs a more experienced kicker. Simple as that. Good game Seattle.

  47. Gino called tails. Watch the replay.

    Hawk fans out here puffin like they just won the SB. Lol. Plenty of season left and it took you a shank by a backup kicker to remain relevant.

  48. ggtth1875 says:
    November 12, 2019 at 10:03 am
    San Fran remaining Schedule

    v Arizona w
    v Green Bay L
    @ Baltimore L
    @ New Orleans L
    V Atlanta W
    v Rams w
    @ Seattle L

    Seattle remaining schedule

    @Philadelphia w
    v Minnesota w
    @Rams L
    @Carolina W
    v Arizona w
    v San Fran L

    Final Standing

    Seattle 12-4
    San Fran 11-5

    eat it
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    You got both SF and SEA losing to each other in week 17… will that game be played in an alternate reality where that would be possible?

  49. Can someone explain this…..why does Seattle play huge in big games? That was awesome…..once the game was a teeter totter….you had to feel fear seeing Wilson behind center.

  50. Gold Blooded says:
    November 12, 2019 at 10:57 am
    Gino called tails. Watch the replay.

    Hawk fans out here puffin like they just won the SB. Lol. Plenty of season left and it took you a shank by a backup kicker to remain relevant.

    You are delusional. The refs were helping your team for the first half and they still couldn’t put the hawks away. With that first drive being assisted by the refs. The 9ers didn’t get a penalty until the 3rd quarter. When the hawks DB’s would do the exact same thing as Sherman and the other DB’s on the 9ers team. They’d get flagged for it while the 9ers would get that washed up ref on ESPN saying that was a good no call.
    Now if your team won you’d be on this same thread bumping your gums about how your team can’t be beat and the Hawks are overrated. So go back to the hole you crept out of when your team was the laughing stock of the nfl for the past five years. They even said on the broadcast that this is the first time this stadium has been this full. Go back to rooting for the Rams like you did last year. Bandwagon at its finest!

  51. Am I the only one who thought Russell had mistakenly taken a knee, instead of clocking it, with 4 seconds left in OT?
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    no, you are not the only one. I saw him kneel too and I just about freaked out but then realized he threw the ball into the ground as he was crouching. I think he was just protecting himself a little.

    But after thinking I saw it, I thought about the possibility of a guy doing that by mistake and not having a timeout to stop the clock …I mean what a way to lose a game.

    Thankfully Russell Wilson isn’t a brain fart kind of guy.

  52. curmudgeon13 says:
    November 12, 2019 at 12:48 pm
    Seattle ruined Kaepernick. They’ll do the same to Garropolo……

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    I think they did last night. Jimmy will toss 2-3 more interceptions and lose at least 1 fumble on SF’s bye week….

  53. sea3369 says:
    November 12, 2019 at 8:59 am
    @ venomraider

    It’s because, Jimmy really is not a great QB. He was exposed. Pressure Jimmy and he is done. The niners really have a difficult time evaluating QB talent. But go ahead and keep Jimmy. The rest of the NFL thanks you!!!

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    I don’t see why the NFL would thank me, a Raiders fan for the 49ers QB having a bad game but I digress….

    As to the original comment, I am qctually sirprised it was posted quite frankly. I was alluding to the fact that certain types of QB get pure hype and can do no wrong to certain writers while a different “kind” can play good and yet spun as being losers that do nothing right. Look at the last few days for confirmation. You have 4 articles gushing over a certain QB in Baltimore putting up pedestrian numbers like he is putting up Peyton Manning level stats. Meanwhile the Seahawks Defense causes several turnovers and we have 3 different Articles blaming Garoppolo for losing last nights game implying he is a bum.

    The truth is both QB’s in last nights game are awesome. BOTH made critical mistakes. Both also kept stepping up to the plate and to an objective observer that may have been game of the year. It would be great if pushing political agendas didn’t get in the way of praising both teams and their players for kicking ass.

  54. Shanahan messed up last SF possession in OT. 1:50 to go, SEA out of timeouts. Throw 3 incomplete passes and give Wilson time to engineer game winning drive. If they would have run on 1st & 2nd down, getting clock down to 30-35 seconds, then throw deep on 3rd down, even with incomplete, after the punt, you leave SEA with minimal time to get the game winning FG, and game ends in a tie. A TIE would not hurt SF, but it would hurt SEA. SF 8-0-1 would still be 2 games ahead in the loss column (SEA 7-2-1). So, maintaining that 1 1/2 game lead heading into week 17 at SEA, a loss would still give SF NFC West. But, with SF 8-1 and SEA 8-2, and say SF has a just a 1 game lead at week 17, if SEA wins, they get the division based on head to head. Not playing for a TIE at that point of last night’s game may cost SF the division in the end.

  55. We had a big family get-together yesterday evening in Denver, we are all rabid NFL fans from way back (despite the woes of our local franchise) and what started as casually watching the game turned into the primary entertainment of the evening. Everyone was glued to the TV. It was a great game to watch as fans of neither team, just fans of the game.

  56. So if you’re in Vegas on a Monday, and the Hawks are playing, but a marker, quick. Hawks OWN Monday nights and hold the highest winning percentage in Mon night history (.714)

  57. As I said before, Jimmy G is not the qb to take the niners to the SB. AND New England is laughing all the way to the Bank. Again, niner personnel can’t pick’em.

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