Even without Wilson, the 49ers-Seahawks rivalry is still one of the strongest rivalries in the NFL. That probably explains why this Thursday night tilt is one of three Seahawks games on national television this season (spoiler: the other two are coming up soon).
San Francisco will replace veteran Jimmy Garoppolo with second-year quarterback Trey Lance, who had an uneven rookie season in limited action. Lance’s inaccuracy (57.7% completion rate) and decision-making could pry open the door for the Seahawks to steal an important late-season game from a division rival.
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