Jim Harbaugh upset after questionable roughing the passer call
The 49ers were about to hold the Seahawks to a field goal before a questionable roughing the passer call gave Seattle a new set of downs. Seattle scored a touchdown on the next play, and Jim Harbaugh was furious.
The San Francisco 49ers appeared to have stemmed the Seattle Seahawks‘ momentum, holding them on third down in the end zone. Then Seattle got bailed out by a roughing the passer call that some might consider questionable.
The reasoning seemed to be that linebacker Nick Moody hit Russell Wilson with the crown of his helmet. The hit certainly wasn’t late. Whatever the case, the call was a big one. Wilson found Paul Richardson for a 10-yard touchdown pass two plays later to give Seattle a 17-7 lead.
Head coach Jim Harbaugh was not happy: