Tightly connected

Considering all the ties between the Seahawks and 49ers, Sunday’s game could be confused as a family reunion.

Check out all the Seahawks’ connections with their division rival:

  • Coach Pete Carroll coached two seasons for the 49ers
  • Linebackers coach Ken Norton Jr. played seven seasons for the 49ers
  • Special teams assistant Jeff Ulbrich played 10 seasons for the 49ers
  • Defensive line coach Dan Quinn coached four seasons for the 49ers
  • Assistant defensive backs coach Kris Richard played one season for the 49ers
  • Tight ends coach Pat McPherson’s father, Bill, coached 20 seasons for the 49ers
  • Senior personnel executive Scot McCloughan worked in various personnel capacities for the 49ers for five seasons (2005-09)
  • Running back Michael Robinson (four seasons) and defensive end Kentwan Balmer (two seasons) were previously members of the 49ers
  • Executive assistant to the head coach Dawn Beres worked for the 49ers for seven years

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