A number of 49ers players took part in the anthem protest that quarterback Colin Kaepernick began last month. Kaepernick, Eric Reid and Eli Harold knelt during the anthem, the first time Harold has knelt this season.
Meanwhile, five players raised their right fists during the ceremony: Antoine Bethea, Rashard Robinson, Jaquiski Tartt, Keith Reaser and Mike Davis.
The Seahawks players stood with arms linked like they had the first two games. Cornerback Richard Sherman, receiver Doug Baldwin and defensive end Michael Bennett spoke during the week about the same racial inequality issues that prompted Kaepernick to begin his protest.