This past week, some of the 49ers had referred to Sunday's clash with the Seahawks as a "statement" game.After losing to the Seahawks twice in a row, San Francisco was eager to break that losing string and show it still belongs among the NFC's elite teams.The Niners knew they didn't have a chance to overtake the Seahawks in the NFC West, but they also knew a victory would help cement their bid for a wild-card spot and prove they can beat very good teams."Anytime you play a team and you lose, the next opportunity you get to play them again, it's definitely a statement game," Niners tight end Vernon Davis told the San Jose Mercury News.Consider their mission accomplished.On Sunday at Candlestick Park, the 49ers got a 22-yard field goal from Phil Dawson with 31 seconds remaining to beat Seattle 19-17. The victory improves San Francisco to 9-4 with three games remaining. One final Seattle bid for a comeback was snuffed out when Eric Wright – earlier injured in the game – intercepted a Russell Wilson heave with 20 seconds remaining.The loss is just Seattle's second this season in 13 games.The outcome marked the first victory in three tries vs. Seattle for 49ers quarterback...