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Wilson, who leading up to the game said that he couldn’t wait for his introduction to this heated rivalry, went 9 of 23 for 122 yards, an interception and two sacks after rallying his team late to stun New England.

“The way we lost was frustrating. We could have done some things better,” Wilson said. “I could have done some things better.”

San Francisco was in control of the division at this stage last season — sitting at 5-1 — but needed a big second half Thursday after a quick week of preparation.

Steven Hauschka kicked a 52-yard field goal as Seattle scored first for the seventh time in as many games this year. He added a 35-yarder early in the second quarter, but missed wide left on a 51-yard try later in the quarter.

David Akers, who had eight of his NFL-record 44 field goals in the two games against the Seahawks last season, booted a 38-yarder late in the first quarter to make it 3-3.

NOTES: 49ers LT Joe Staley returned after sustaining a concussion Sunday. … Seattle lost LB Malcolm Smith to a concussion on the opening kickoff, then WR Doug Baldwin later injured his ankle and did not return.