Update: 49ers now 1-point favorites vs. Seahawks

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Update: 49ers now 1-point favorites vs. Seahawks

UPDATE (Nov. 22, 3 p.m.) -- Bovada.lv has updated their line, making the 49ers 1-point favorites over the Seahawks.

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SAN FRANCISCO (10-3-1) At SEATTLE (9-5)

Sunday, 8:20 p.m., NBC

OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 2.5

RECORD VS. SPREAD - San Francisco 9-5; Seattle 10-4

SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 14-13

AP PRO32 RANKING - 49ers No. 2; Seahawks No. 7

LAST MEETING - 49ers beat Seahawks 13-6, Oct. 18

LAST WEEK - 49ers beat Patriots 41-34; Seahawks beat Bills 50-17

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Game flexed into prime time by NFL. Will be sixth prime-time game this season for 49ers and second for Seahawks. ... 49ers clinch second straight NFC West title with win. They have not won consecutive division titles since 1994 and '95. ... Seahawks clinch at least wild-card berth with victory and keep alive hopes of division title. ... 49ers have won last four in series, including 13-6 in October in San Francisco. ... 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh 3-0 against Seattle coach Pete Carroll in NFL. ... QB Colin Kaepernick's four TD passes last week vs. New England was career-high and most for any San Francisco QB since 2003. ... Since becoming starter, Kaepernick 4-1 with seven TD passes, two interceptions and QB rating of 104.4. ... RB Frank Gore has not reached 100-yard mark since victory over Seattle when he had 131 yards. ... WR Michael Crabtree has 23 receptions for 301 yards past three games. ... TE Vernon Davis held without catch in first game vs. Seattle. Was first time since 2008 Davis went without reception. ... 49ers lead NFL in scoring defense giving up 15.57 points per game. Seahawks No. 2 at 15.64. ... DE Justin Smith has left elbow injury suffered against New England. Harbaugh believes he'll play. Smith has streak of 185 consecutive starts. ... LB Aldon Smith tied for NFL lead with 19 1/2 sacks, three shy of NFL record. Smith held without sack last week vs. New England for first time since Week 6. Smith's 29 sacks in first two seasons third most in NFL history behind Reggie White and Derrick Thomas. .... Seahawks coming off consecutive outbursts of 50 or more points (58-0 vs. Arizona and 50-17 at Buffalo), becoming first team since 1950 to reach half-century mark in consecutive games. ... Seahawks QB Russell Wilson rushed for three touchdowns and franchise-record 92 yards in win over Buffalo. ... Win on Sunday would give Wilson seven home wins as rookie starter, matching Ben Roethlisberger for most home victories by rookie QB. ... RB Marshawn Lynch has 241 yards rushing on 21 carries past two games. ... Lynch second in NFL in yards rushing with 1,379. ... Seattle's offense ranked 30th in league after losing to 49ers in Week 7. Has risen to 16th this week.

Former 49ers OL/DE Clay Matthews Sr dies at 88 years old

Former 49ers OL/DE Clay Matthews Sr dies at 88 years old

Former San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman/defensive end Clay Matthews Sr. passed away on Thursday, March 23rd at the age of 88. 

Matthews originally entered the NFL as a 25th round (247th overall) draft choice by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1949 NFL Draft. He spent four seasons with San Francisco (1950, 1953-55), appearing in 45 games and registering one interception. After spending his rookie season of 1950 with the 49ers, he went on to spend two years (1951-52) in the United States Army where he served in the Korean War.

A native of Charleston, SC, Matthews attended Georgia Tech where he played guard, tackle and end while earning All-Southeastern Conference honors in 1948. In 1949, Matthews was the All-Southeastern Conference heavyweight wrestling and boxing champion at Georgia Tech.

Matthews was the first of three generations to play in the National Football League. His two oldest sons, Bruce and Clay Jr., each spent 19 seasons in the NFL. Originally selected by the Houston Oilers in the first round (9th overall) of the 1983 NFL Draft, Bruce was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007 after 14 Pro Bowl and seven First-Team All-Pro selections. Clay Jr. was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the 1st round (12th overall) in the 1978 draft and was a four-time Pro Bowl selection.

Three of Bruce’s sons, Jake, Kevin and Mike, and two of Clay Jr.’s sons, Clay III and Casey, either have spent time or currently play in the NFL. Clay III is currently a member of the Green Bay Packers and a six-time Pro Bowl selection at linebacker while Jake is currently an offensive lineman for the Atlanta Falcons after being selected in the first round (6th overall) by the team in 2014. 

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After signing with Giants, Draughn pens long thank you to 49ers

After signing with Giants, Draughn pens long thank you to 49ers

Shaun Draughn is now a member of the New York Giants, but he won't ever forget his brief stint with the 49ers. The running back posted a long thank you to the organization and its fans on Thursday:

"I want to say thank you to the @49ers for giving my family and I a place to call home, a chance to be apart of an organization with rich history, class and a passion for family and community," Draughn posted on Instagram. "You guys gave me my first EVER NFL start on November 8,2015 and I will cherish that moment and milestone forever.

"Thank you to all the support staff, cooks(man Ima miss those crispies in the morning lol Travis and the fellas) , custodians (my man Joe keep planting those spiritual seeds my brotha), equipment (Doc, Steve, Gilby, and the crew) trainers( Ferg, ryan, Laura) pastor Earl thank you so much for your time and pouring into us spiritually. Coaches(coach Tom Rathman thank you for having a high standard for your players and forcing me to get better at my craft) and to the Niner Faithful you guys are great and very passionate about your team you made this a great experience as well!! To my teammates I love y'all like brothas and thank you for welcoming me in with open arms and making it a pleasure to go to war with y'all no matter the record!!"

Draughn, 29, averaged 3.1 yards per carry over two seasons with the 49ers, totaling 459 yards and five touchdowns on the ground. 

I want to say thank you to the @49ers for giving my family and I a place to call home, a chance to be apart of an organization with rich history, class and a passion for family and community. You guys gave me my first EVER NFL start on November 8,2015 and I will cherish that moment and milestone forever. Thank you to all the support staff, cooks(man Ima miss those crispies in the morning lol Travis and the fellas) , custodians (my man Joe keep planting those spiritual seeds my brotha), equipment (Doc, Steve, Gilby, and the crew) trainers( Ferg, ryan, Laura) pastor Earl thank you so much for your time and pouring into us spiritually. Coaches(coach Tom Rathman thank you for having a high standard for your players and forcing me to get better at my craft) and to the Niner Faithful you guys are great and very passionate about your team you made this a great experience as well!! To my teammates I love y'all like brothas and thank you for welcoming me in with open arms and making it a pleasure to go to war with y'all no matter the record!! To the @nygiants I want to say thank you for allowing me to be apart of such a first class organization!! I am excited to go to work in the quest for #5 and to the Fans I can assure you, you will get my ABSOLUTE best and nothing less, put a stamp on it‼️‼️ thank you God for ALWAYS making a way!! #Proverbs3:5-6 #BigBlue #GMen

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