Offense: There is no rhythm early and red-zone chances fizzle. The loss can't be blamed entirely on Colin Kaepernick, although his across-the-body throw and interception late is a sin for a quarterback. Grade: C-
Defense: That the unit missed Justin Smith is apparent on its second snap, a 24-yard touchdown run by Marshawn Lynch. It can't keep up with Russell Wilson, either. The Seahawks' quarterback makes 49ers defenders look like cartoon characters at times. Grade: D
Special teams: Having a blocked field-goal attempt returned for a touchdown is the highlight of the game. However, David Akers appears to be breaking from his slump he is good from 54 yards while LaMichael James continues to spark the return game. Grade: C
Overall: The 49ers have had trouble with back-to-back big games all season, and their W, W, L pattern continues. They still can win the division next week, but they may have to do it without several injured starters. Grade: D
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