49ers-Seahawks weather delay lasts exactly one hour

49ers-Seahawks weather delay lasts exactly one hour
September 15, 2013, 6:00 pm
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The 49ers-Seahawks game was suspended at 6:05 PT and resumed at 7:05 PT. (AP)

UPDATE: (7:05 P.M.) -- After a one hour lightning delay, the 49ers and Seahawks resumed play in Seattle with 3 minutes and 13 seconds remaining in the first quarter.

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SEATTLE -- Referee John Parry suspended play in the first quarter of the 49ers-Seahawks game due to lightning.

The suspension came with 3 minutes, 13 seconds remaining in the first quarter after several flashes of lightning were seen near CenturyLink Field in downtown Seattle. The game was scoreless at the time of the suspension. All players and coaches returned to their locker rooms after play was halted.

The 49ers had the best scoring chance after Craig Dahl blocked a Jon Ryan punt early in the game. The 49ers took over at the Seattle 33-yard line. The 49ers had a first-and-goal at the 9-yard line, but on third down Colin Kaepernick's pass intended for tight end Vernon Davis was intercepted. Cornerback Walter Thurmond tipped the pass and safety Earl Thomas collected the interception.

Rookie safety Eric Reid intercepted his second pass in two games in the middle of the quarter, but the 49ers did not cash in.

Nose tackle Ian Williams sustained what the club described as a lower left leg injury on the 49ers' second defensive series. He will not return to the game. Glenn Dorsey took over for Williams and promptly recorded a sack.

Play was suspended at 6:05 p.m.

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