GAME: #5 San Francisco (12-4, 2nd, NFC West) at #1 Seattle Seahawks (13-3, 1st, NFC West). TYPE. NFC Championship. WHEN: Sunday, 3:30 p.m., CenturyLink Field. MEETING: 31st (series tied 15-15). STREAKS: 49ers W 8; Seahawks W 2. HEAD COACHES: Jim Harbaugh, San Francisco; Pete Carroll, Seattle. LINE: Seahawks by 3½. TV: FOX. RADIO: ESPN 710 AM, KIRO 97.3 FM.
The San Francisco 49ers own the NFL' s longest winning streak at eight games and can crow over the most victories and best defense in the league since Week 4. Plus, they have an offense that has hit its stride. But the Seahawks have dismantled the 49ers the last two times at CenturyLink, where Seattle is 16-1 since the Russell Wilson era began.