Seahawks vs. 49ers: What to Watch for in NFL’s Most Heated Rivalry

December 8, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Seattle Seahawks play the San Francisco 49ers, it’s a big deal. Not only are they two of the NFL’s best teams, but they also legitimately hate each other and aren’t afraid to say as much. Entering the season, many saw this as a game that would decide the NFC. While that isn’t the case, there are still many things that make this a game worth watching.
San Francisco needs the win to stay ahead in the race for the second NFC wild-card spot, while the Seahawks would clinch the NFC West crown and the No. 1 seed in the conference with the road win. 
The hatred alone makes this an entertaining matchup, but here are the things you should be keeping an eye on throughout the game.
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