FINAL (OT)

Seattle Seahawks 27

San Francisco 49ers 24

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5:15 p.m. | Levi’s Stadium | Santa Clara, Calif.

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Final: Seahawks 27, 49ers 24

FINAL | Seahawks win!

Jason Myers is GOOD from 42 yards! What a game.

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OT 1:25 | And now the 49ers give it back...

Shaquill Griffin made a highlight-reel breakup on a deep shot on third down. The 49ers ate up all of 14 seconds before giving it back to the Seahawks. Can Seattle get into field goal range? It's starting on its 36-yard line with 1:25 left.

OT 1:50 | Seahawks give it back

Chase McLaughlin missed a 47-yard attempt to win it to give the Seahawks another chance. But Seattle can't muster anything again. The Seahawks get into SF territory but Russell Wilson throws incomplete on third down and they punt. Are we headed for a tie?

OT 5:50 | Russell Wilson PICKED

Just as the Seahawks were on the cusp of the end zone, Russell Wilson tries to find Jacob Hollister down the sideline, but he floats his pass just short and it's intercepted. The 49ers get the ball with good field position after a strong return. They just need a field goal to win.

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OT 10:00 | Seahawks start with ball

Geno Smith, the Seahawks' good-luck charm for coin tosses, works his magic again. He calls it correctly and Seattle gets the ball first in overtime. If they can get into the end zone, like last week, it's all over. A field goal or any other result gives San Francisco the ball back.

—Evan Webeck

Q4 0:00 | Overtime!

The Seahawks left the 49ers with 1:45, and it turned out to be about 10 seconds too many. Seattle nearly came up with interceptions on multiple plays on that drive, but Jimmy Garoppolo was able to get San Francisco into range for fill-in kicker Chase McLaughlin. He drills it down the middle and we're headed for overtime.

—Evan Webeck

Q4 1:45 | Jason Myers gets redemption

Chris Carson can't pick up a third-and-2, and the Seahawks call on Jason Myers for a clutch 46-yard field goal. Right down the middle. Seahawks lead 24-21. 49ers take over with two timeouts left.

—Evan Webeck
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Q4 2:00 | Josh Gordon gets Seahawks into FG range

Q4 6:17 | All tied up

The 49ers get a boost to start their drive when Neiko Thorpe gets called for a personal foul on what looked to be a perfectly timed tackle on Michael Dickson's punt. After the penalty, San Francisco drives 48 yards but can't get past the Seattle 21-yard line. Tre Flowers juggled a would-be interception to the ground on the final play of the drive, but it ultimately fell to the turf. The 49ers settle for a 39-yard field goal to tie it up. After 21 straight points from the Seahawks, the 49ers have now put up 11 unanswered.

—Evan Webeck

Q4 12:01 | Germain Ifedi ... does something (bad)

Germain Ifedi, oh, Germain Ifedi. It's hard to imagine a way in which this game could get more weird, but here we are. As Russell Wilson was bumrushed again, Ifedi tries to help (we think) and ends up with the ball in his hands as Wilson goes to the ground. Does he try to control possession? Lie down on it? Nope. He tries to run away and loses the football. Deforest Buckner successfully recovers that fumble and returns it 12 yards for a score.

—Evan Webeck
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END Q3 | Adam Jude's impressions after three quarters

Russ doing Russ things: Crunch time in prime time — who else would you rather have the ball?

After a slow start, and after getting sacked three times, Russ Wilson picked up steam in his MVP campaign — running 14 yards for a key first down inside the 5-yard line, setting up his short touchdown pass to tight end Jacob Hollister in the third quarter to give the Seahawks their first lead.

After another 49ers’ turnover, the Seahawks then turned to Chris Carson, who scored from 1 yard to give Seattle a 21-10 lead entering the fourth.

Can you win the game in the first quarter? Remember that first quarter, way back when, when the 49ers looked like they were going to steamroll the Seahawks and run away with the NFC West? When the Niners piled up an 118-5 advantage in total yards and a 10-0 lead and like might have been inching into the conversation as the greatest team to ever put on a uniform in this history of football?

Remember that? So, yeah, the Seahawks have turned things around quite nicely, overcoming two lost fumbles over their own to take advantage of two SF fumbles and a Jimmy Garoppolo interception to take a stunning 21-10 lead entering the fourth quarter.

Quandre Diggs, in his first game for the Seahawks, had the interception midway through the third quarter to set up Seattle’s go-ahead score, and how about Jadeveon Clowney? He looks every bit the part of a former No. 1 draft pick — and every bit a free agent looking for a $20 million a year contract here very soon.

Fumble, fumble, fumble: The Seahawks lost two fumbles Monday night, both by two young skill players.

First, it was DK Metcalf fumbling late in the first half near the San Francisco goal line as the rookie receiver tried make a second effort into the end zone. Credit the 49ers’ Jaquiski Tartt for a heady play to rip the ball away from Metcalf, a play that went the 49ers’ way after a length officials’ review.

Then, on the first possession of the second half, it was second-year running bak Rashaad Penny — on his second touch of the game — fumbling on a handoff near midfield. Fortunately, the Seahawks defense came to Penny’s rescue there, getting a stop on fourth down.

On top of all that, Carson fumbled again — but was fortunate that Seattle center Joey Hunt recovered in the red zone.

—Adam Jude

Q3 1:42 | Oh, how the turntables...

What a shift that has occurred since the turn of the half. The Seahawks have scored 21 points, all off of 49ers turnovers. This time, they're able to convert Jimmy Garoppolo's second fumble of the game into seven points. Starting at the 24-yard line, it takes them only four plays to get into the end zone with Chris Carson capping the drive with a 1-yard touchdown run. As Michael Scott might say, oh, how the turntables...

—Evan Webeck

Q3 3:46 | Fumblitis is going around Levi's Stadium

Folks, we have a severe case of fumblitis going around Levi's Stadium. On the drive following the Seahawks' first offensive touchdown, 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo coughed it up for the second time of the game. If you're keeping track at home, the fumble score is Seahawks 3 (two lost), 49ers 2 (both lost). Jadeveon Clowney forced it this time, and Poona Ford recovers.

—Alex Iniguez
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Q3 4:34 | Interception! Fumble! Seahawks lead!

There's that man again. Jacob Hollister, the Seahawks tight end who caught the winning touchdown in overtime last week against the Buccaneers, caught a floated pass from Russell Wilson for Seattle's first offensive touchdown. That came after the Seahawks received a gift — a Quandre Diggs interception off 49ers receiver Kendrick Bourne's hands — and nearly gifted the ball back when Chris Carson fumbled on the first play of the ensuing drive. Fortunately for the Seahawks, center Joey Hunt recovered, allowing the drive to continue and Seattle to score.

—Alex Iniguez

Q3 7:07 | Russell Wilson sacked again

Russell Wilson completes a couple of quick passes to open Seattle's drive, but the Seahawks get nothing after that. Wilson takes his third sack of the game as backup center Joey Hunt lets the pass rush by him again. It's Fred Warner again — his second time getting to Wilson. The Seahawks accept a penalty on Michael Dickson's punt, but it ends up costing Seattle as his re-kick goes out of bounds 12 yards shorter than his original.

—Evan Webeck

Q3 10:02 | 49ers can't convert on fourth down

The 49ers started this drive with great field position after the fumble recovery, but they can't do anything with it. After a horse collar tackle moved them into Seattle territory, the 49ers choose to go for it on fourth and 2 from the 33-yard line. Remember, they're missing kicker Robbie Gould. Jimmy Garoppolo tries to find Deebo Samuel, but his throw is short and the Seahawks take over on downs.

—Evan Webeck
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Q3 12:09 | Rashaad Penny fumbles

The Seahawks had a critical fumble going into the half, and Rashaad Penny makes sure they have another coming out of it. On Penny's second carry of the game, he barrels into a mass of 49ers and loses the ball. DeForest Buckner comes up with the recovery for the 49ers near midfield.

—Evan Webeck

END Q2 | Bob Condotta's halftime thoughts

Seahawks fortunate to be in it, 49ers fortunate to still be ahead. Man did the complexion of that game turn in a hurry in the final few minutes of the half. After the 49ers dominated early --- holding a 118-5 edge in yards in the first quarter --- it appeared the rout may soon be on. But give the Seattle defense for stiffening from there --- with a few 49ers injuries (receiver Emmanuel Sanders, center Weston Richburg) helping out, as well. And that left Seattle in position to keep it close with one big break coming on the biggest play of the year so far from Jarran Reed and Jadeveon Clowney’s return. But, just when the Seahawks were ready to take the lead — if not control — DK Metcalf’s fumble (which is what that is officially called) allowed the 49ers to keep the lead. That’s the second big fumble by Metcalf this season, the other coming late in the loss against the Ravens. The rookie learning curve can be steep.

Seattle DL showing some life: Maybe the biggest thing keeping Seattle in the game early is the play of its defensive line as the Seahawks have two sacks --- they had just 15 coming into the game --- and also have five quarterback hits (just 29 coming into the game). Clowney is playing a great game with three QB hits as well as the touchdown while Reed has also been a force in also largely bottling up the 49ers’ running game.

Can Carson get going? Maybe the eight-yard run Chris Carson had at the end of the half can get Seattle’s running game going. It feels like the Seahawks are going to need that. Seattle has just 33 yards on eight carries with 19 on six carries — eight on his final run.

—Bob Condotta

Q2 1:12 | DK's devastating fumble

Devastating. The Seahawks were within inches of taking a lead — literally — but DK Metcalf lost the ball at the end of a catch-and-run, stripped by Jaquiski Tartt. It took a lengthy review to determine — with Tartt appearing to go out of bounds and Metcalf having possibly crossed the pylon — but it's ultimately ruled 49ers ball at the 2-yard line. The Seahawks were rolling, with Tyler Lockett's punt return setting them up in 49ers territory. Alas, it remains 10-7.

—Evan Webeck
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Q2 2:51 | Scoop and score!

Well, that's one way for the Seahawks to get on the board. With the offense looking inept, Jarran Reed makes a play, forcing a fumble on Jimmy Garoppolo, which Jadeveon Clowney picks up and runs about five yards into the end zone. All of a sudden, it's a 10-7 game.

That was backup center Ben Garland who Reed beat on the play. He's in for Weston Richburg, who is questionable to return with a hand injury.

—Evan Webeck

Q2 3:38 | Second and 1 and ... a punt

After giving the ball back to the 49ers with 3:38 left in the half, the Seahawks have 52 total yards. They have two first downs. And they nearly got a third, with Russell Wilson's nine-yard pass to Jacob Hollister on first down. But Chris Carson ran for no gain, then Wilson's third-and-1 pass was batted down.

—Evan Webeck

Q2 8:44 | Emmanuel Sanders questionable to return

49ers star receiver Emmanuel Sanders headed to the locker room, and now we know that he suffered a rib injury. He is questionable to return, as is defensive lineman D.J. Jones (groin), who got the 49ers' first sack of Russell Wilson, and center Weston Richburg (hand). Remember, San Francisco is already without tight end George Kittle.

—Evan Webeck
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Q2 10:39 | Seahawks cross midfield but still can't score

The Seahawks move the chains for the first time about two and half minutes into the second quarter with a completion to DK Metcalf, but immediately they move backward as Germain Ifedi gets called for a false start the next play. Russell Wilson scrambles for 11 yards to set up a third and 4, but he's swarmed by San Francisco rushers and goes down. The 49ers' second sack of the game takes Seattle out of field-goal range, too, and Michael Dickson comes on to punt.

—Evan Webeck

Q1 2:03 | 49ers gashing Seahawks defense

The 49ers' drive started with Jimmy Garoppolo hitting rookie receiver Deebo Samuel for a gain of 30 yards, followed by an easy 22 yards for running back Tevin Coleman. A few plays later, Garoppolo finds Kendrick Bourne on a crossing route for a 10-yard touchdown. It's all Niners so far. After that drive, they're outgaining Seattle 118-1. They have eight first downs to the Seahawks' zero. They've held the ball for 10:55 vs. 2:55 for the Seahawks. SF leads 10-0.

Q1 6:23 | Seahawks test Sherman

On the Seattle's second offensive play of the game, Russell Wilson completes a pass five yards to Tyler Lockett, who's defended by Richard Sherman. It sets up a third and 2, on which 49ers tackle DJ Jones manhandled new center Joey Hunt to sack Wilson. The Seahawks go three and out on their opening drive.

—Evan Webeck
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Q1 8:19 | 49ers take first lead

Jadeveon Clowney went down on the last play of the 49ers' drive but walked off under his own power. The 49ers' replacement for injured kicker Robbie Gould, Chase McLaughlin, comes on for a 43-yard field goal, and it's good. San Francisco takes a 3-0 lead.

Q1 8:24 | INT negated, but Seahawks get a stop anyway

Jadeveon Clowney got licks in on Jimmy Garoppolo on two straight plays, and on the next, Garoppolo throws late over the middle, right into Shaquill Griffin's hands. But the interception is negated by a defensive holding call on Jamar Taylor. Another pass-interference penalty keeps the 49ers' drive moving, but it stalls when Garoppolo overthrows his receiver on third and 5.

—Evan Webeck

Q1 15:00 | Quandre Diggs starts at safety

The Seahawks are on to their fifth starting safety tandem of the season with Quandre Diggs making his team debut alongside Bradley McDougald. Diggs steps in for rookie Marquise Blair, giving Seattle its most experienced duo of the year. McDougald has 68 career starts; Diggs has 40.

—Evan Webeck
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Get your first look at Josh Gordon in wolf grey

Josh Gordon is in uniform for the Seahawks for the first time Monday night against the 49ers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)
Josh Gordon is in uniform for the Seahawks for the first time Monday night against the 49ers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

Active: Josh Gordon, Quandre Diggs; Inactive: George Kittle

The list of inactives for the Seahawks' Monday night game at the 49ers seems to have broken in their direction. All week, it was in question whether San Francisco's star tight end, George Kittle, would play. It turns out he will not. But the Seahawks' pair of newly acquired players are both active tonight: safety Quandre Diggs for the first time since Seattle acquired him ahead of the NFL trade deadline and receiver Josh Gordon for the first time since being claimed on waivers.

Seattle’s list of inactive players includes veteran receiver Jaron Brown — who is losing out on his spot in part due to the addition of Gordon — and defensive end L.J. Collier, the team’s first round pick last April.

Brown being inactive was something of a surprise given that he has been a regular in the team’s receiving rotation all season. But the Seahawks have generally had just five receivers active each week and one of those spots now goes to Gordon, who was claimed off of waivers on Nov. 1 and will play for the first time against the 49ers.

Kittle, the 49ers’ leading receiver with 46 receptions for 541 yards, suffered ankle and knee injuries last Thursday against Arizona. With Kittle out, the 49ers will go with Ross Dwelley as the starting tight end.

Seahawks inactives:

CB Akeem King

WR Jaron Brown

WR John Ursua

RB C.J. Prosise

OL Phil Haynes

S Lano Hill

DE L.J. Collier

49ers inactives:

QB C.J. Beathard

K Robbie Gould

CB Ahkello Witherspoon

RB Jeff Wilson Jr.

OL Justin Skule

DL Jullian Taylor

TE George Kittle

—Bob Condotta, Evan Webeck