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49ers deny Seahawks 19-17

by: COURTESY OF MICHAEL WORKMAN - Marshawn Lynch scores for the Seattle Seahawks in their 19-17 loss Sunday at San Francisco.SAN FRANCISCO — Not yet.

The Seattle Seahawks failed to clinch the NFC West championship on Sunday, losing 19-17 at rival San Francisco on a late field goal by the 49ers.

Frank Gore's 51-yard run with just less than four minutes to go set up Phil Dawson's winning, 22-yard kick with 26 seconds left at Candlestick Park.

San Francisco improved to 9-4, but still trails the Seahawks (11-2) in the division.

Seattle has locked up a playoff spot, but not the NFC West title.

Dawson had four field goals to help the 49ers deny the Hawks a franchise-best sixth road victory.

by: COURTESY OF MICHAEL WORKMAN - Luke Willson runs in with a 38-yard touchdown catch from Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson.Russell Wilson passed 39 yards to Luke Willson for one Seahawks touchdown, and Marshawn Lynch ran 11 yards for the other Seattle TD.

Wilson was 15 of 25 passing for 199 yards, and Lynch gained 72 yards on 20 carries.

by: COURTESY OF MICHAEL WORKMAN - Luke Willson celebrates his touchdown.Gore finished with 110 yards on 17 rushes, and San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick completed 15 of 29 for 175 yards.

The Seahawks play at 10 a.m. PT next Sunday at the New York Giants.

Seattle then ends the regular season with home games Dec. 22 versus Arizona (1 p.m.) and Dec. 29 against St. Louis (1:25 p.m.).

by: COURTESY OF MICHAEL WORKMAN - Defensive lineman Ray McDonald of San Franciscoo pursues Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson.

by: COURTESY  OF MICHAEL WORKMAN - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick picks up yardage on a run Sunday versus Seattle.

by: COURTESY OF MICHAEL WORKMAN - Seattle Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell intercepts a Colin Kaepernick pass near the goal line during Sunday's NFL road game against the San Francisco 49ers.

by: COURTESY OF MICHAEL WORKMAN - Seattle's Byron Maxwell starts to attempt a runback after his interception.