Thursday night football
The road to a second straight NFC West title for the San Francisco 49ers doesn’t appear to be as wide open as once thought. A team poised to challenge them might be the surprising Seattle Seahawks.
Quarterback Eli Manning completed 27 of 35 passes for 288 yards as the New York Giants dominated the Carolina Panthers in a 36-7 victory Thursday night.
The Philadelphia Eagles face the Seahawks in Seattle Thursday night in a match-up of two 4-7 teams whose fans expected better.
Alex Smith’s San Francisco 49ers, only a game out of the NFC West lead despite being 5-8, and Philip Rivers’ San Diego Chargers, a game off the pace in the AFC West at 7-6, meet Thursday live on KPIX-TV CBS 5 at 5 p.m.