SEATTLE, Wash. - Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will not play Sunday against the 49ers while dealing with an abdomen injury. Meanwhile, Anquan Boldin will play for San Francisco for the first time since the loss Oct. 22 to Seattle at Levi's Stadium.
For the first time, Boldin will catch passes from new starting quartback Blaine Gabbert, who took over for Colin Kaepernick before the team's last game against the Atlanta Falcons preceding last week's bye.
The 49ers will also be without Tank Carradine Sunday, who is spending time learning a new position. Carradine is dropping weight and working on rushing from the outside, like he did in college as a 4-3 defensive end, instead of playing over guards as a defensive tackle in San Francisc's 3-4 scheme.
The 49ers will also be without Carlos Hyde, who is missing his third straight game with a stress fracture in his left foot. 49ers general manager Trent Baalke before the game said it is undetermined if Hyde will need surgery.
The Seahawks will be without talented pass rusher Bruce Irvin, who is dealing with a knee injury.