Seattle Super Bowl Bound, Defeat 49ers 23-17 - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share

Seattle Super Bowl Bound, Defeat 49ers 23-17

Posted: Updated:
SEATTLE (AP) -- Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down and Seattle's top-ranked defense forced two late turnovers, lifting the Seahawks into their second Super Bowl with a 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC championship Sunday.

Seattle will meet Denver for the NFL title in two weeks in the New Jersey Meadowlands. It's the first trip to the big game for the Seahawks (15-3) since they lost to Pittsburgh after the 2005 season.

The conference champs had the best records in the league, the first time the top seeds have gotten to the Super Bowl since 2009.

San Francisco (14-5) led 17-13 when Wilson, given a free play as Aldon Smith jumped offside, hurled the ball to Jermaine Kearse, who made a leaping catch in the end zone.

Steven Hauschka then kicked his third field goal, and Seattle intercepted in the end zone on the 49ers' final possession.
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Coeur d'Alene tops CDC list as drunkest city in Idaho

    Coeur d'Alene tops CDC list as drunkest city in Idaho

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 9:09 PM EST2017-11-22 02:09:30 GMT

    ATLANTA, GA- Excessive alcohol drinking is responsible for tens of thousands of Americans' deaths each year. But it's not just a physical toll on the country, it's a economic one as well. 

    More >>

    ATLANTA, GA- Excessive alcohol drinking is responsible for tens of thousands of Americans' deaths each year. But it's not just a physical toll on the country, it's a economic one as well. 

    More >>
  • How 311 helps connect the homeless to services in Spokane

    How 311 helps connect the homeless to services in Spokane

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:54 PM EST2017-11-22 01:54:08 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The city announced that it was adding two meters to their “Give Real Change” campaign to help the homeless in our community on Tuesday. That campaign has already helped one person who was living at a homeless camp that KHQ reported on last week. It’s off of Division and Ermina and the city has been able to connect the man with housing. “Just about half of the people that we make contact with on the streets move directly into housing,” says..

    More >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The city announced that it was adding two meters to their “Give Real Change” campaign to help the homeless in our community on Tuesday. That campaign has already helped one person who was living at a homeless camp that KHQ reported on last week. It’s off of Division and Ermina and the city has been able to connect the man with housing. “Just about half of the people that we make contact with on the streets move directly into housing,” says..

    More >>
  • North Spokane family searching for their hairless cat, Hellboy

    North Spokane family searching for their hairless cat, Hellboy

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:46 PM EST2017-11-22 01:46:08 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Each day and each second that passes makes a north Spokane family even more worried especially with how cold it’s been outside. They’re looking for Hellboy, their 6-year-old hairless cat. “He looks kind of mean and evil with his green eyes but he's really sweet and comes up to people,” says Nick Bitonti. He and his fiancée Nicold are worried sick. “It's just so hard to talk about. He's more than just a cat. He's like a family member..

    More >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Each day and each second that passes makes a north Spokane family even more worried especially with how cold it’s been outside. They’re looking for Hellboy, their 6-year-old hairless cat. “He looks kind of mean and evil with his green eyes but he's really sweet and comes up to people,” says Nick Bitonti. He and his fiancée Nicold are worried sick. “It's just so hard to talk about. He's more than just a cat. He's like a family member..

    More >>