49ers fans will hate both teams on Thursday Night Football this week

It's safe to say, both from a rivalry and standings perspective, the Niners want neither team to win on Thursday Night Football in Week 13.

Seattle Seahawks v Dallas Cowboys
Seattle Seahawks v Dallas Cowboys / Richard Rodriguez/GettyImages

The 49ers and their fans will have a tough time trying to root for one team over another on Thursday Night Football in Week 13.

Perhaps more than at any other point this season, San Francisco 49ers fans want to see a tie during a primetime game.

Week 13 begins with Thursday Night Football, which marks the one-week anniversary of the Niners going up to the Pacific Northwest and beating their archrivals, the Seattle Seahawks, in prime time on Thanksgiving.

Finally, San Francisco enjoyed some turkey on the Hawks' midfield logo, nine full years after Seattle did so in Santa Clara on Turkey Day.

That dropped the Seahawks to 6-5 on the season, but they're still second behind the 49ers within the NFC West.

Turns out, the Hawks wind up playing again on Thursday Night Football this week in an odd twist from the first season of teams being eligible for more than one Thursday night game per season.

Seahawks visit Cowboys for Thursday Night Football in Week 13 (and 49ers fans hate this matchup)

The Dallas Cowboys, too, played a week ago on Thanksgiving as part of their yearly tradition, beating the Washington Commanders in decisive fashion.

At 8-3, boasting the same record as the Niners, the Cowboys nevertheless are a Wild Card team because of the 10-1 Philadelphia Eagles in the driver's seat within the NFC East.

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From purely a standings perspective, San Francisco might actually want Dallas to win on Thursday night, as it'll ensure at least another half game will be between the 49ers and the Seahawks in the NFC West.

Pulling for the Cowboys, though? Ever? No.

Perhaps one should recall what running back Christian McCaffrey said about the two teams that played in the Super Bowl last February, "I hope both teams lose."

Seattle and Dallas kick off on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 8:20 p.m. ET from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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