SAN FRANCISCO — Asked about Colin Kaepernick's 0-2 record against the Seattle Seahawks, former 49ers teammate and current Fox Sports analyst Randy Moss said Sunday that Kaepernick must stay focused in a "must-win" rematch to prove the 49ers are "real or not."
"I think that Kaepernick has really struggled with not being focused, because Seattle, they're a complete team," Moss said on "Fox NFL Kickoff." "When you go up against a complete team, you've got to come out and finish, start and finish the game.
"They've been physical at times, and them not being able to step up to how Seattle plays the game of football, that's why today is a heavyweight boxing match."
The Seahawks (11-1) can dethrone the 49ers (8-4) as the NFC West champion with a victory at Candlestick Park. Seattle has won the past two meetings at home, by a combined score of 71-16.
Moss said of a potential 49ers win Sunday: "It would boost not only Kaepernick's confidence, but their team's, to beat Seattle. Now teams are working for the postseason and other teams are working to go fishing. It's a must-win situation because the last couple games. San Francisco's fighting still to get into the playoffs and today will decide if they're real or not."
Brian Urlacher, the former Bears linebacker and current Fox Sports analyst, said Kaepernick has struggled because the Seahawks' press defense offer tight passing windows. "I'm not sure how he throws the football in those tight windows," Urlacher said. "If they run and get the play-action game going, they'll be successful."