A stat to consider about the 49ers

Week 2 when the 49ers played the Seahawks in Seattle, Russell Wilson completed just eight passes and his passer rating was an abysmal 63.9. But the 49ers defense allowed 104 rushing yards and a touchdown on 14 read-option runs.

Russell Wilson averaged 5 yards per carry (10 yards on 2 read-option runs).

And Marshawn Lynch averaged 8 yards per carry (73 yards and 1 TD on 9 read-optoin runs). His backup, Robert Turbin, averaged 7 yards per carry (20 yards on 3 read-option runs).

Do these stats concern you? Can the 49ers defense shut down the read-option on Sunday, or is the defense vulnerable to that play against Wilson and Lynch on that fast, artificial turf?

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