NaVorro Bowman, Mike Iupati hurt

Updated: January 19, 2014, 11:46 PM ET
By Bill Williamson | ESPN.com

SEATTLE -- The San Francisco 49ers lost one of their best players to a serious injury in the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship Game at Seattle.

Inside linebacker NaVorro Bowman suffered what appeared to be a gruesome knee injury on a bizarre play at the goal line. Bowman appeared to have a fumble recovery, but the officials ruled Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch ended up with the ball.

Bowman, a candidate for the NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award, was taken ...

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