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SEAHAWKS’ NEXT OPPONENT

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (1-0)

5:30 p.m., Sunday, CenturyLink Field

Against the Seahawks: This will be the 29th meeting between Seattle and San Francisco, with the teams splitting the previous 28. San Francisco has won eight of the past 14, and five of the past eight. Seattle snapped the 49ers’ four-game winning streak with last year’s 42-13 victory on Dec. 23. The Niners are 4-7 overall at CenturyLink Field.

Stats and stuff: Frank Gore has 1,210 career rushing yards against the Seahawks — his most yards against any team in the league. With 8,883 yards, Gore is San Francisco’s all-time leading rusher. … In 11 games against the Seahawks, wide receiver Anquan Boldin has totaled 74 receptions for 938 yards and two touchdowns. Boldin finished with 13 receptions for 208 yards and a touchdown catch in San Francisco’s season-opening win over Green Bay on Sunday. … Colin Kaepernick set a 49ers franchise record for most passing yards in a season opener by throwing for 412 yards and three touchdowns against the Packers on Sunday. … A six-time All-Pro selection, middle linebacker Patrick Willis has 122 tackles, two interceptions, a TD, a fumble recovery and six pass deflections in 11 games against the Seahawks. … Seahawks fourth-round draft pick receiver Chris Harper, released during final roster cuts and added to the team’s practice squad, was signed by San Francisco to the team’s active roster. … Former UW tight end Reggie Davis serves as the 49ers’ tight ends coach. … Former UW defensive coordinator Ed Donatell coaches the 49ers’ secondary. … San Francisco offensive line coach Mike Solari worked as Seattle’s offensive line coach in 2008-09. … Former Washington State University head coach Paul Wulff works as a senior offensive assistant for San Francisco.

Quotable: “We always look at the next game as being the most important game of the year. Winning that game, whenever the next game is, is the most important game on the schedule.” — San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh on Sunday’s game versus Seattle.

SCHEDULE

Sept. 8 49ers 34, Packers 28

Sunday at Seattle

Sept. 22 Indianapolis

Sept. 26 at St. Louis

Oct. 6 Houston

Oct. 13 Arizona

Oct. 20 at Tennessee

Oct. 27 at Jacksonville

Nov. 3 bye

Nov. 10 Carolina

Nov. 17 at New Orleans

Nov. 25 at Washington

Dec. 1 St. Louis

Dec. 8 Seattle

Dec. 15 at Tampa Bay

Dec. 23 Atlanta

Dec. 29 at Arizona

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