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49ers-Seahawks Twitter reactions: An ugly outing for SF

Not only were the Niners blown out, they also lost Jimmy Garoppolo and George Kittle to injuries.

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Well, that was embarrassing.

The San Francisco 49ers came out and laid an egg in the biggest game of the year, losing 37-27 to the Seattle Seahawks. The Niners looked ugly from the opening kickoff. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo threw an ill-advised interception on a critical third-and-5 that cost the 49ers a chance to put some points on the board.

Russell Wilson and the Seahawks’ offense put this one away after seldom-used receiver Dante Pettis — who head coach Kyle Shanahan has kept in the dog house — was surprisingly called upon to return a kickoff and fumbled, giving Seattle possession on the San Francisco 21-yard line.

The Seahawks scored six players later to go up 27-7, ending any hopes of a Niners comeback. To make matters worse, Garoppolo and tight end George Kittle both left the game with separate injuries and did not return.

Here are some Twitter reactions to the 49ers ugly loss:

The 49ers actually got off to a great start:

On a big third down in Seahawks territory, head coach Kyle Shanahan called a terrible play:

San Francisco got a break when JaMycal Hasty’s fumble was overturned, but things quickly changed:



DK Metcalf dominated the 49ers’ secondary:

Same here, Kyle:

Inman summed up how bad the 49ers’ offense was in the first half:

The 49ers held a brief lead:

Jaquiski Tartt was hoping it would last:

But then Wilson and Metcalf resumed their domination:

Despite the ugly first half, the 49ers were only down six and had the ball at the start of the third quarter. The offense lost three yards and went three-and-out:

I don’t know why Dante Pettis was in the game, but we all saw the result:

The Seahawks went up 27-7 and the rout was on:

The 49ers managed just one yard in the third quarter against the worst defense in the NFL ... one yard:

How we all felt after the third quarter:

The Seahawks went on to an easy 10-point win and the hot takes were aplenty:

Former Niner Donte Whitner didn’t hold back in postgame analysis:

and rookie Javon Kinlaw isn’t impressed with this fan for calling him out:

49ers players are confident they will bounce back:

On to the Green Bay Packers.