Seattle, WA (Sports Network) – Marshawn Lynch scored three touchdowns and Seattle’s defense picked off Colin Kaepernick three times, as the Seahawks made a statement with a 29-3 win over the defending NFC champion San Francisco 49ers.
Lynch carried the ball 28 times for 98 yards and two scores while catching three passes for 37 yards and a touchdown for the Seahawks (2-0), who needed a late touchdown pass from Russell Wilson to secure a 12-7 win over the Panthers in Week 1.
Wilson completed 8-of-19 passes for 142 yards, one touchdown and an interception for Seattle, which is off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 2006.
Kaepernick connected on 13-of-28 passes for 127 yards for the 49ers (1-1), who beat the Packers by a 34-28 margin last week. The San Francisco signal-caller, who threw for 412 yards and three touchdowns in Week 1, also carried the ball nine times for 87 yards.
Anquan Boldin, who caught 13 passes for 208 yards and a score against Green Bay, was limited to one catch for seven yards.
San Francisco turned the ball over five times and committed 12 penalties for 121 yards.
09/16 00:50:36 ET
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