SEATTLE -- Here are some key statistics -- via ESPN Stats & Information -- from the San Francisco 49ers' 23-17 loss to Seattle in the NFC title game Sunday:
The Seahawks, who outscored the 49ers 20-7 in the second half, found a way to stop 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on the ground in the final 30 minutes. Kaepernick had 130 rushing yards on 11 carries, but the Seahawks slowed down Kaepernick in second half. But he had 32 of those yards on three carries in the second half.
Seattle’s defense shut down the sidelines in the 49ers’ passing game. Kaepernick was just 2-for-9 for 33 yards when throwing outside the numbers. He threw both of his interceptions in that situation.
Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch had 109 yards rushing. All but two of those yards came inside the tackles. He had 74 yard inside the tackles in the second half when the Seahawks took over.