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Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) runs against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Seahawks have injury concerns on both sides for 49ers game

Oct. 30, 2020 7:38 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are still unsure how many healthy running backs they’ll have for Sunday’s matchup against San Francisco with three of the four on the active roster listed on the final injury report. The Seahawks listed Chris Carson (foot) and Travis Homer (knee) as...

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel (19) runs from New England Patriots linebacker Ja'Whaun Bentley after catching a pass in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Samuel, Wilson to miss 49ers game vs. Seahawks

Oct. 30, 2020 5:52 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers will be without receiver Deebo Samuel and running back Jeff Wilson Jr. for their game against the Seattle Seahawks. The Niners on Friday ruled Samuel out with a hamstring injury and Wilson with an ankle injury. The team is listing linebacker Kwon Alexander...

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) pulls in a touchdown pass as Arizona Cardinals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (20) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

On Football: NFC West has the power, but 4 playoff berths?

Oct. 30, 2020 3:01 PM EDT

Here's a premise few can dispute: The NFC West is the best division in pro football. In fact, it isn't close. Sure, the AFC North has shown some power, but it also has the 1-5-1 Bengals. Plus, the Browns have built their 5-2 record mostly against the league's dregs. NFC West teams are 19-8 overall. The AFC North...

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) eludes New England Patriots defensive back J.C. Jackson (27) after catching a pass in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

49ers preparing for rare silence in Seattle without fans

Oct. 30, 2020 2:08 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The loud piped in noise at practice, silent counts and other preparations that usually accompany a trip to Seattle aren’t necessary this year for the San Francisco 49ers. With the Seahawks one of the teams that still isn’t allowing fans in the stadium because of the...

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) escapes the reach of Arizona Cardinals strong safety Budda Baker (32) as outside linebacker Haason Reddick (43) pursues during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Seahawks host 49ers in another key NFC West showdown

Oct. 29, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — While running out to the best start in franchise history and becoming the last unbeaten team in the NFC, the Seattle Seahawks knew the reality of where they stood wouldn’t come until they started division play. It took one week for that reality to slap Seattle with a reminder how...

Lions release LB Elijah Lee to clear up roster spot

Oct. 29, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released linebacker Elijah Lee to clear up a roster spot. Detroit made the move Thursday, possibly to make room for cornerback Justin Coleman to return from injured reserve. Lee played on special teams in four games this season. He signed with the Lions in...

Another NFC West showdown as Seahawks host 49ers

Oct. 29, 2020 11:50 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (4-3) at SEATTLE (5-1) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - 49ers 4-3; Seahawks 4-2 SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 26-17 LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Seahawks 26-21, Dec. 29, 2019 at Seattle LAST WEEK - 49ers beat Patriots 33-6; Seahawks lost to Cardinals 37-34,...

AFC East-leading Bills seek to crack Pats' run of dominance

Oct. 29, 2020 11:34 AM EDT

NEW ENGLAND (2-4) at BUFFALO (5-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Bills by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Patriots 2-4; Bills 3-4 SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 76-43-1 LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Bills, 24-17 on Dec. 21, 2019 at New England LAST WEEK - Patriots lost to 49ers 33-6; Bills beat Jets, 18-10 AP PRO32...

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) runs as Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker De'Vondre Campbell defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Seahawks extremely thin at running back as 49ers approach

Oct. 28, 2020 9:04 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks started this week with only one healthy running back and little certainty that any of their three injured options will be able to play Sunday against San Francisco. Chris Carson, Carlos Hyde and Travis Homer are all dealing with injuries coming out of last...

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Fred Warner, left, celebrates his interception with teammates in the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Do-everything LB Fred Warner helps stead banged-up 49ers D

Oct. 28, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco’s secondary has been decimated by injuries. Top edge rushers Nick Bosa and Dee Ford haven’t been on the field for weeks. Yet the 49ers defense has still managed to perform at a high level almost every week thanks in large part to the play of middle...